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2 killed in plane accident in Hayden…  

Yesterday, two people were killed in a plane accident in Hayden. The Cessna 414 plane went down just short of its runway at Yampa Valley Regional Airport.According to officials, the plane left from the Corpus Christi International Airport on Sunday morning and made a stop in Dalhart, Texas, before flying to its destination in Colorado. The airplane landed upright in the accident and did not catch on fire.Four people were injured, but were reported to have been conscious after the airplane accident. The injured were treated at Yampa Valley Medical Center. Two people were pronounced dead in the accident.Officials are currently unsure of what caused the plane to crash, but suspect mechanical problems or visibility problems could have played a role. The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating.Our thoughts and prayers are with the victims' families and friends after this tragic accident.

Pilot caught flying intoxicated, sentenced to 6 mo…  

A pilot who was caught flying a United Express plane under the influence of alcohol was recently sentenced to 6 months in prison.The 33-year old pilot was operating a plane with another pilot on a flight from Austin, Texas to Denver, Colorado in December 2009 when the other pilot smelled alcohol in the cockpit.The flight landed safely at Denver International Airport, but the other pilot became increasingly suspicious that his co-pilot had been drinking.  Investigations revealed that the pilot had been at a bar and purchased alcohol from a gas station before the flight.  Blood-alcohol tests revealed the pilot had a blood-alcohol concentration of .084 percent.A news release concerning the pilot stated, "The FAA prohibits an individual from acting as a crew member of a civil aircraft while impaired by alcohol, with a blood alcohol content of .04 percent, or within eight hours after the consumption of any alcohol beverage."Contact the Denver airplane accident attorneys of Hull & Zimmerman, P.C. at 866-385-3505 today, if you or someone you love has been injured in a plane accident caused by another party's negligence.

Plane crash kills two Colorado men…  

A plane crash recently occurred in Wyoming that killed two Colorado businessmen. The plane was heading to Fort Collins before it crashed.The single-engine 1973 Bellanca 17 plane was piloted by a 55-year-old man. He was the co-owner of Pinedale Natural Gas. A 55-year-old man who worked for the company was also in the plane at the time of the accident and died during the crash. Reports indicate that these were the only two passengers of the plane.Officials have speculated that the crash may have been due to dangerous weather conditions in Wyoming, however, an official cause has not been released.Our thoughts and sympathies are with the friends and families of the two men who died in this airplane accident.

Small plane crash occurs in Falcon…  

A small plane crash occurred at the Meadow Lake Airport in Falcon last week, luckily no serious injuries were sustained.The 72-year-old pilot was flying a 1978 Piper Tomahawk when he attempted to land it, but it flipped over and landed on its roof. The man was able to get out of the plane after it crashed and was standing next to it when emergency crews arrived at the scene.He was the only person in the plane during the crash. The Federal Aviation Administration is currently investigating the accident at this time. The airport is located off of U.S. Highway 24 and is the largest pilot-owned airport in Colorado.If you or a loved one has been injured in a airplane accident, contact the Denver airplane accident lawyers of Hull & Zimmerman, P.C., by calling (303) 423-1770 today.