October 1, 2022

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Boulder County coroner identifies 3 people killed in midair plane collision Saturday

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The Boulder County Coroner’s Office on Monday identified the three people killed Saturday when two small airplanes collided midair near Longmont and then crashed.

Those killed were:

  • Daniel Wilmoth, 22
  • Samuel Fisher, 23
  • Henry Butler, 69

The collision happened just before 9 a.m. between a single-engine Cessna 172, carrying a student pilot and a flight instructor, and a Sonex Xenos, a motorized glider carrying one person.

The Sonex Xenos was registered to Butler. The Cessna was registered to the Spartan College of Aeronautics and Technology, which has a campus at Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport in Broomfield.

The Cessna had departed from the airport in Broomfield while the Sonex Xenos had taken off from Platte Valley Airpark in…

The Colorado Sun

2022-09-19 10:15:45

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