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Crews are investigating a plane crash near Divide according to Teller County Sheriff's Office

Plane Crash in Divide
Posted at 1:43 PM, May 29, 2023

DIVIDE, CO — The Teller County Sheriff's Office and emergency service crews are investigating reports of a plane crash Monday afternoon. The National Transportation Safety Board said that the crash happened just after 12:45 p.m.

In a Facebook post, the sheriff's office said the crash is reportedly in the area of the Grandview Estates near Divide, CO. The public is asked to avoid the area.

According to our crew at the scene, a single-engine prop plane was upside down in a field near Divide. According to the department, the pilot and passenger of the plane were taken to a local hospital, their condition is unknown.

According to the Federal Aviator Administration, the plane was a Cessna 172, and is registered in Colorado Springs.

It is unclear what led to the crash at this time.

News5 will update this article as more information comes in.
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