1 killed, 1 hurt in small-plane crash near Marble | SkyHiNews.com
YOUR AD HERE »

1 killed, 1 hurt in small-plane crash near Marble

MARBLE, Colo. (AP) – Authorities say one person has been killed and one was critically injured in the crash of a single-engine airplane in western Colorado.

The Federal Aviation Administration says the plane crashed at about 7 a.m. Sunday near Marble, 125 miles west of Denver.

FAA spokesman Mike Fergus says the cause of the crash isn’t known. Federal investigators are heading to the scene.

Fergus says three people were aboard. He says the two survivors have been taken to a hospital, one with critical injuries. Fergus did not know the status of the other person.

No names have been released.

Crews from Gunnison County, Pitkin County and the Carbondale Fire Department responded.

FAA records say the plane was a Beech G35 built in 1956.


Support Local Journalism

Support Local Journalism

Readers around Grand County make the Sky-Hi News' work possible. Your financial contribution supports our efforts to deliver quality, locally relevant journalism.

Now more than ever, your support is critical to help us keep our community informed about the evolving coronavirus pandemic and the impact it is having locally. Every contribution, however large or small, will make a difference.

Each donation will be used exclusively for the development and creation of increased news coverage.

For tax deductible donations, click here.
 

Start a dialogue, stay on topic and be civil.
If you don't follow the rules, your comment may be deleted.

User Legend: iconModerator iconTrusted User