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Biplane plane crash-lands; only minor injuries

LONGMONT, Colo. (AP) – The pilot of a single-seat biplane has been treated for minor injuries after the plane crash-landed in a farm field outside Longmont.

The Boulder County Sheriff’s Department says the plane lost power while taking off from a private airstrip Saturday and landed nose-first in a plowed field. The plane flipped and suffered significant damage.

Deputies say the pilot, Carl Buck of Niwot, was treated at a Longmont hospital.

The National Transportation Safety Board and the Federal Aviation Administration are investigating.

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