Robert Devon Williams, 50, and Lee Russell King, 59, killed when small plane crash lands in residential area near Lowell Boulevard and Las Brisas Drive in Broomfield, Colorado

Modified Date: 
Tue, 06/07/2022 - 2:10pm
Accident Date: 
Sunday, May 22, 2022

2 dead after single-engine plane crashes in Broomfield neighborhood

The plane, a Piper PA32, went down near Lowell Boulevard and Las Brisas Drive in the Anthem Ranch neighborhood around 11:50 a.m., according to a statement from the Federal Aviation Administration.

North Metro Fire said no structures or vehicles were struck and no one on the ground was injured.

2 dead in single-engine plane crash in Broomfield

Two people were killed in a single-engine plane crash in the Anthem Ranch neighborhood of Broomfield Sunday afternoon, North Metro Fire Rescue said. 

Two dead after single-engine plane crash in Broomfield

A spokesperson for the fire district is on scene and said "it is a serious crash." No bystanders were injured and no homes were damaged. There were no survivors on the plane.

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Images from Copter4 suggest the craft impacted Anthem Ranch Road and came to rest at the base of a spruce tree and the engine separated from the rest of the fuselage.

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The plane took off from Erie Municipal Airport just north of where it crashed. It’s unclear where it was headed.

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According to Dr. Ashley MacDonald, a veterinarian, someone found Chata wandering around the neighborhood nearby the plane crash site. The person brought Chata to a shelter where they held onto her until they could contact her owners.

NTSB releases preliminary report on fatal Broomfield plane crash

The report, which was produced May 22 but released Monday, states the Piper PA-32-260 plane left Erie Municipal Airport (EIK) on Runway 15 that day and flew about 3,000 feet into the air before making a left turn, descending and crashing into a grassy era near Anthem Ranch Road and Las Brisas Drive in the Anthem Ranch neighborhood in Broomfield just before noon.

People Involved: 
Robert Devon Williams
Lee Russell King
Denver, CO