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2 people killed when plane crashes in Broomfield neighborhood, the second deadly crash this month

Two people died in a small plane crash in a neighborhood north of Denver. KMGH-TV reports the single-engine Piper PA32 went down in the Anthem Ranch neighborhood in Broomfield just before noon Sunday. No one on the ground was injured, and no homes were damaged, according to the North Metro Fire Rescue District. Sara Farris, […]

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Pilot of plane that crashed in Colorado mountains, went undiscovered for months blamed for fatal wreck

The pilot of an unmaintained airplane that crashed high in the Colorado mountains and went undiscovered for months last year did not adequately plan out his flight or anticipate the weather conditions, which likely brought his plane down, federal air crash investigators say.  Quentin Aschoff, a 67-year-old from Bend, Oregon, died in the wreck of […]

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Witnesses saw low-flying plane bank sharply before Broomfield crash that killed two, NTSB says

Witnesses saw a single-engine airplane bank sharply before crashing in Broomfield earlier this month as it prepared to land at Erie Municipal Airport, killing two men. That’s according to a preliminary report on the wreck from the National Transportation Safety Board. “Multiple witnesses in the area to the south of (the airport) reported seeing the […]