Piper Crashes in Colorado

Friday, September 19, 2008
By George Hatcher

What: small twin-engine 1982 PA-60 Piper Aerostar was owned by BDW Equipment Leasing out of Las Vegas en route to McElroy Airfield
Where: in a hay meadow on Grand Valley Ranch , Grand County Colorado near Kremmling
When: 8:25 p.m. Thursday Sept 18
Who: Two people and two dogs are confirmed dead, (and currently unidentified)
Why: The crash occurred on the plane’s final approach to McElroy Airfield. The cause of the crash has not been determined. Witnesses say plane spiraled out of the sky and into the mountainous terrain. FAA was attempting to contact family members in Las Vegas. The National Transportation Safety Board has begun an investigation


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