LOVELAND — A person who was killed in a small airplane crash close to a Colorado airport has been recognized.
The Coloradan reported Monday that 69-year-old Thomas Lawson of Golden was killed within the Might 15 accident close to the Northern Colorado Regional Airport in Loveland.
The Larimer County Coroner’s Workplace says the reason for demise was blunt power and thermal accidents.
Officers say the crash occurred simply after 1 p.m. a couple of half-mile from the airport 15 miles south of Fort Collins.
The airport supervisor says the aircraft was touring from the Broomfield-Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport about 45 miles away.
The pilot reported smoke within the cockpit and an engine on fireplace.
Witnesses say they noticed the aircraft catch fireplace and spin or flip earlier than crashing.
Info from: Fort Collins Coloradoan, http://www.coloradoan.com