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Airplane crashes near Northern Colorado Regional Airport in Loveland

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Posted at 1:58 PM, May 15, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-15 17:47:56-04

LOVELAND, Colo. – A twin-engine Beechcraft airplane crashed near County Road 30 north of Northern Colorado Regional Airport Wednesday afternoon.

The crash happened off airport grounds while the plane attempted to make an emergency landing, according to the airport.

The number of passengers in the plane was not clear as of just before 2 p.m. Loveland Fire Rescue Authority firefighters responded to the scene and said no one walked away from the crash but did not elaborate on the number of people aboard the plane.

The airport said the plane experienced an engine fire before the emergency landing.

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is investigating the crash, the airport said.

Poudre Fire said County Road 30/71st Street is closed at County Road 9 in the westbound direction.

This is a developing news story and will be updated.