LONGMONT, Colo. (CBS4) – A pilot made an emergency landing in a field near the Vance-Brand Municipal Airport in Longmont Sunday morning. Both the pilot and a passenger suffered minor injuries, the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office says.
Deputies say the plane took off from the airport, but had some type of undisclosed emergency. The pilot, a 69-year-old man, brought the plane back down into a field. Deputies describe the passenger as a 62-year-old woman.READ MORE: COVID Travel Restrictions Not Expected To Ease Up
Both were able to get off the plane on their own.READ MORE: CDOT Crews Travel To Assist Mudslide Maintenance
The two were taken to a hospital. Details about their injuries were not released.MORE NEWS: Arrest Warrants Issued For Aurora Police Officers John Haubert & Francine Martinez
The NTSB and FAA are investigating the crash, although the sheriff’s office says it does not appear suspicious at this time.