Two people and one dog killed when small plane crashes through power lines near South Peoria Street and Ridgegate Parkway in Douglas County, Colorado

Modified Date: 
Wed, 06/16/2021 - 7:19pm
Accident Date: 
Wednesday, June 16, 2021

Two people die in single-engine plane crash in Douglas County

The plane, a single turboprop Lancair Evolution, which was inbound to Centennial Airport, hit a power line causing the crash and the fire, said Kim Spuhler, a SMFR public information officer.

2 People, 1 Dog Killed In Plane Crash South Of Centennial Airport

Firefighters say a brush fire ignited, but they managed to get it under control. The plane appeared to be destroyed.

Xcel to shut power off in large area south of C-470 after small plane hits power lines, killing 2

While the crash itself did not cause the power to go out, Xcel said crews must cut the energy to the line at 10 p.m. so emergency crews and crash investigators can do their work. 

2 people killed in Lone Tree plane crash

A plane crash in Lone Tree has started a small brush fire. South Metro Fire Rescue confirms it is working with the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office to access the area and contain the fire.

Area: 
Denver, CO

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