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Four hospitalized after plane crashes in Denver area home front yard

The pilot of a single-engine Beechcraft with four people on board, including two children, called air traffic control warning of problems with the aircraft

Avión se estrella en el patio delantero de una casa en Colorado | Captura de pantalla

June 9, 2024 1:17pm

Updated: June 10, 2024 9:32am

A plane crashed this Friday morning in the front yard of a home in Colorado hospitalizing four people who survived the unfortunate event.

The pilot of a single-engine Beechcraft 35 with four people on board, including two children, called air traffic control to report that he was having trouble with the aircraft.

“I'm losing power quickly, I may have to land somewhere near Standley,” the pilot warned air traffic control,” during the Friday event. ”I don't know what to do. I’ll have to leave it in a field somewhere,” he announced.

The plane burst into flames once it crashed in the front yard of a home in Arvada, about 12 miles northwest of Denver.

All four passengers on board suffered burns and were taken to a local hospital in unknown conditions, said Alex Lemishko, senior accident investigator for the National Transportation Safety Board.

Witnesses told Fox News affiliate, KDVR, that neighbors rushed to get people off the burning plane.

Randy Hamrick and his wife were inside their home when they heard the loud bang. At first they thought a train had derailed across the street.

“It felt like (the house) was falling down. “It was very abrupt,” Hamrick said. Neither he nor his wife were injured.

The plane took off from Centennial Airport bound for Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport, not far from the crash site, when it experienced engine problems.

An investigation found that the unidentified pilot attempted to land on the street in the residential neighborhood, but the plane's left wing struck a large tree, causing the plane to skid across the road and crash into a truck before landing. stopping in the Hamricks' front yard.

The investigation remains ongoing.

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Marielbis Rojas

Marielbis Rojas is a Venezuelan journalist and communications professional with a degree in Social Communication from UCAB. She is a news reporter for ADN America.