ARAPAHOE COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – It could take a year for the NTSB and FAA investigations to determine the cause of a mid-air collision north of Centennial Airport on Wednesday. Two small planes collided over Cherry Creek Reservoir.
The 2 people on board the Cirrus SR22 were able to parachute to safety before the plane crashed.READ MORE: Denver Sheriff Department Defends Meal Contract With Aramark Amid Inmate Complaints Of 'Rotten Food'
Video of the smaller red aircraft falling to the ground, guided by a parachute, was recorded by Hector Velazquez.READ MORE: Race To Vaccinate Teens Against COVID Underway
Key Lime Air said that one of their cargo aircraft, a Fairchild Metroliner was on approach to landing at Centennial Airport when it was struck by another aircraft. It suffered substantial damage but was able to land safely.
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