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Plane goes down in Garfield County, passengers make it out alive

Posted at 4:14 PM, Jan 07, 2017

GARFIELD COUNTY, Colo. – A Colorado Springs couple is alive after their plane crashed in a very remote area in Garfield County Saturday morning.

The plane went down at around 10:24 a.m. approximately 32 miles east of Meeker.

The pilot alerted authorities about the crash and was talking with other aircraft about the incident, according to Garfield County Sheriff’s Office deputies.

A helicopter picked up both the pilot and his wife but no one was injured.

The cause of the crash is under investigation. 

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