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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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Plane that crashed in Boulder County, killing 4, was associated with aerial sightseeing service

The small plane that crashed Sunday morning in western Boulder County, killing four people, was associated with a company that offered sightseeing flights out of Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport in Broomfield.  The Cessna 337, a twin-engine propeller plane, was used by Bluebird Aviation, according to online reviews and photos posted by the company. The Colorado […]

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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.  […]