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: 11 African Lions Test Positive For COVID At Denver Zoo
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Both were able to get off the plane on their own.
The two were taken to a hospital. Details about their injuries were not released.MORE NEWS: Many Colorado Pharmacies Slammed With Demand As COVID Booster Eligibility Widens
The NTSB and FAA are investigating the crash, although the sheriff’s office says it does not appear suspicious at this time.