1 Killed In Single-Engine Plane Crash In Northern Douglas County

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DOUGLAS COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – One person has died after a small plane crashed in Northern Douglas County Wednesday evening.

An image from Copter4 (credit: CBS)

An image from Copter4 (credit: CBS)

The plane crashed near Otero Street and Smokey Hill Road. The plane caught fire when it crashed and also started a 2-acre brush fire.

Only the tail of remained after firefighters put out the fire.

The plane was registered to a California company. It was a fixed-wing, twin engine plane able to carry three people.

A homeowner who lives nearby told CBS4 the plane was flying “out of control.”

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