Air Force pilot, wife killed in small plane crash at Springs airport

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Investigators work Thursday, December 22, 2010, at the scene of Wednesday's fatal plane crash at the Colorado Springs Municipal Airport. An Air Force B1 bomber pilot and his wife died Wednesday when a small plane approaching the Colorado Springs Airport slammed into the ground and burst into flames. Will Richardson, a friend who was with the pilot•s family at their home in Little Rock, Ark., identified the two as Air Force pilot Martin Anthony Riggan and his wife, Nicole, of Rapid City, S.D. Mark Reis, The Gazette Photo by MARK REIS, THE GAZETTE