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NTSB says pilot in fatal 2021 plane crash southwest of Denver was flying too low in the mountains

The pilot who died when his small, single-engine propeller plane crashed last year near Conifer was flying too low for the mountain terrain he was in, according to federal air crash investigators. The National Transportation Safety Board last week issued a final report on the April 3, 2021, crash in the mountains southwest of Denver […]

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4 people were aboard small plane that crashed in western Boulder County, FAA says

Four people were aboard a small, twin-engine plane that crashed Sunday morning in western Boulder County, according to the Federal Aviation Administration. At least one of the people was killed. Marcia Alexander-Adams, a spokeswoman for the FAA, said the crash happened at about 9:30 a.m. roughly 21 miles west of Boulder. The plane was a […]

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United Airlines is planning a big expansion. It can’t do it without Denver.

Did you know that every United Airlines flight connects through Denver? OK, maybe not literally. But while every United plane may not land in the Mile High City en route to its destination, all of the carrier’s thousands of pilots get their initial training and annual practice at a Denver facility filled with flight simulators.  […]

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Plane crashes near Centennial Airport

A small plane crashed Tuesday afternoon on the grass median in the middle of the E-470 toll highway near Centennial Airport. The two people who were in the aircraft sustained minor injuries and were taken to an area hospital, according to South Metro Fire Rescue. The plane that crashed was a single-engine Cessna P210N. The […]

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Scrutiny intensifies over Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport’s future plans

A community group and neighboring municipalities asked the Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport to pump the brakes after the airport published a draft of a new strategic business plan The airport identified about 200 acres of land where it can develop new facilities to help keep up with future industry demands. For the airport’s many neighbors […]

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Pilot appears to have been flying too low in mountains near Aspen before deadly crash

The pilot of a small airplane that crashed near Aspen earlier this month appears to have been flying too low for the tall mountains surrounding the resort town when he crashed, killing himself and another man.  A preliminary report from the National Transportation Safety Board says the Beechcraft Bonanza was flying at an altitude of […]