FAA documents regarding balloon crash near Harrah, WA

Michael Damm filed this request with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Northwest Mountain Region of the United States of America.
Tracking # 2015-001251NM
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From: Michael Damm

To Whom It May Concern:

This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act. I hereby request the following records:

Any and all documents or communications regarding the flight and crash of a balloon operated by Google, Inc. near Harrah, WA on or around May 29th 2014. To assist in records searches, it is believed that the device was operating under callsign HBALL8 with an ICAO ID of 36f3826.

I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as I believe this request is in the public interest. The requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at MuckRock.com, processed by a representative of the news media/press and is made in the process of news gathering and not for commercial usage.

In the event that fees cannot be waived, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 20 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Michael Damm

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on June 8, 2014. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed.

Thank you for your help.

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on June 8, 2014. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed.

Thank you for your help.

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on June 8, 2014. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed.

Thank you for your help.

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on June 8, 2014. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed.

Thank you for your help.

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on June 8, 2014. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed.

Thank you for your help.

From: Diana Keskinen

Good Afternoon,

Attached is the acknowledgement letter for the FOIA request you submitted on June 8, 2014. I am sorry for the delay but we are quite backlogged due to the retirement of several of our FOIA coordinators.

Should you wish to inquire as to the status of your request, please contact the assigned FOIA coordinator. Please refer to the above referenced number on all future correspondence regarding this request.

Thank you.

Diana Keskinen
FAA FOIA Branch, AFN-140
Office: 202-267-7950

From: MuckRock

Hello Mr. Honda,

The attached request has been assigned to you for processing. Please reach out should you need any further clarification.

Thank you for your help.

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on June 8, 2014. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #2015-001251.

Thank you for your help.

From: Derek M. Honda

Hi Todd and Lizett,

Please contact MuckRock News and give them a status on this request.

Thanks,

Derek M. Honda
Management & Program Analyst
AFS-140 Flight Standards
email: derek.honda@faa.gov
Work: 202-267-4190
Fax: 202-267-7636
https://employees.faa.gov/org/staffoffices/afn/tools_resources/foia_tool_kit/
https://employees.faa.gov/tools_resources/forms
http://www.faa.gov/forms/index.cfm

From: Diana Keskinen

Good Afternoon,

The subject FOIA Request has been reassigned for action to the office listed below:

Federal Aviation Administration Contact: Annjanette Cummins
Northwest Mountain Region (ANM-030) FOIA Coordinator
1601 Lind Avenue (425) 227-2929
Renton, WA 98055-4056

Should you wish to inquire as to the status of your request, please contact the assigned FOIA coordinator. Please refer to the above referenced number on all future correspondence regarding this request.

Thank you.

Diana Keskinen
FAA FOIA Branch, AFN-140
Office: 202-267-7950

From: MuckRock

To Whom It May Concern:

The FOIA request copied below has been forwarded to your office for processing. Confirmation of receipt and an estimated date of completion would be appreciated.

Thank you very much for your help.

_____________________________________

To Whom It May Concern:

This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act. I hereby request the following records:

Any and all documents or communications regarding the flight and crash of a balloon operated by Google, Inc. near Harrah, WA on or around May 29th 2014. To assist in records searches, it is believed that the device was operating under callsign HBALL8 with an ICAO ID of 36f3826.

I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as I believe this request is in the public interest. The requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at MuckRock.com, processed by a representative of the news media/press and is made in the process of news gathering and not for commercial usage.

In the event that fees cannot be waived, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 20 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Michael Damm

From: FOIA Coordinator/Staff Specialist, ANM-31

Good afternoon Mr. Damm:

As noted below, we received your request a few days ago and are in the
process of assigning it. You should receive an electronic copy of our
acknowledgement letter shortly. For your convenience, we will also mail
you a copy of that correspondence.

Best regards,
Annjanette Cummins
FOIA Coordinator/Staff Specialist, ANM-31
Executive Services Team
PH: (425) 227-2005
Fax: (425) 227-1041

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From:
Diana Keskinen/AWA/FAA@FAACOEX

To:
9-ANM-FOIA/ANM/FAA,
Date:
12/15/2014 12:04 PM
Subject:
FOIA Request 2015-1251 DAMM

Good Afternoon,

The subject FOIA request has been assigned to ANM and downloaded into NTS.

Thank you.

Diana Keskinen
FAA FOIA Branch, AFN-140
Office: 202-267-7950

From: Flight Standards Division, ANM-200

Dear Mr. Damm:

This email acknowledges receipt of your Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)
request below. Your request has been assigned to the following office for
action:

FAA Northwest Mountain Region
Flight Standards Division, ANM-200
Ms. Skidmore, FOIA Officer
(425) 227-1208
1601 Lind Ave SW
Renton WA 98057

Please note that although you filed your FOIA request with FAA
Headquarters on June 8, 2015, it was received in our office on Monday,
December 15, 2014. In order to adequately respond to your request, we
will need the full 20-day time frame (business days) allotted in the FOIA.
We expect the request to be completed by the scheduled due date of
January 16, 2015. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact
our office by phone at (425) 227-2005 or email at 9-ANM-FOIA@faa.gov.

Should you wish to inquire as to the status of your request, please
contact the assigned FOIA Officer and reference subject tracking number.

Sincerely,

Annjanette Cummins
Regional FOIA Coordinator
FAA Northwest Mountain Region
(425) 227-2005

From: Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Northwest Mountain Region

An interim response, stating the request is being processed.

From: Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Northwest Mountain Region

A no responsive documents response.

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on June 8, 2014. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #2015-001251.

Thank you for your help.

From: FOIA Coordinator/Staff Specialist, ANM-31

Mr. Damm:

Ms. Skidmore is the best person to respond to your request as it is being
processed in the Flight Standards Division. I am copying her on this
message so that she can respond with a status.

Best regards,
Annjanette

Annjanette Cummins
FOIA Coordinator/Staff Specialist, ANM-31
Executive Services Team
PH: (425) 227-2005
Fax: (425) 227-1041

From:
requests@muckrock.com

To:
9-ANM-FOIA/ANM/FAA@FAA,
Cc:
Margit Skidmore/ANM/FAA@MSOCOEX
Date:
01/19/2015 05:05 AM
Subject:
RE: Freedom of Information Request #2015-001251

January 19, 2015
Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Northwest Mountain Region
Annjanette Cummins, FOIA Coordinator
FAA Northwest Mountain Region, ANM-31
1601 Lind Avenue SW
Renton, WA 98057
This is a follow up to request number 2015-001251:
To Whom It May Concern:
I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request,
copied below, and originally submitted on June 8, 2014. Please let me know
when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is
needed. You had assigned it reference number #2015-001251.
Thank you for your help.

From: abrow

We send you the documents. Attached copies of documents.
Sent date: Wed, 17 Jun 2015 12:07:25 +0000
Number sent: 72455_bu9i3D

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