Pilot crash lands plane in Longmont; no injuries

By: Associated Press
June 1, 2014 Updated: June 1, 2014 at 2:17 pm
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LONGMONT — The Boulder County Sheriff's Office says a pilot escaped injury when he lost power of his small airplane and crash-landed in a field near the Longmont Municipal Airport.

Cmdr. Heidi Prentup says 74-year-old Harold Kosmerl of Longmont crashed during takeoff at about 9:30 a.m. Sunday. His single-engine airplane, a 1998 Katana Diamond, was heavily damaged when it crashed 300-400 yards from the runway.

Kosmerl was the only one on board at the time.

The Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transportation Safety Board will investigate the crash.

Pilot crash lands plane in Longmont; no injuries

By: Associated Press
Published: June 1, 2014

LONGMONT — The Boulder County Sheriff's Office says a pilot escaped injury when he lost power of his small airplane and crash-landed in a field near the Longmont Municipal Airport. Cmdr. Heidi Prentup says 74-year-old Harold Kosmerl of Longmont crashed during takeoff at about 9:30 a.m. Sunday....

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