Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Great Lakes: Incident occurred April 25, 2017 near Platte Valley Airpark (18V), Hudson, Weld County, Colorado

The Weld County Sheriff’s Office is happy to announce that there were no injuries in the incident, the airplane was not damaged, and no property has been damaged.



No one was injured Tuesday morning when a small airplane made an emergency landing in a field in southern Weld County.

About 11:45 am, the Weld County Sheriff's Office responded to the area of Weld County roads 8 and 45, East of I-76, about 2 miles south of Hudson on report of a single-engine plane that had made an emergency landing, according to a sheriff's office news release.

The plane was a two-passenger Great Lakes biplane with two occupants. It was traveling from Centennial Airport to Platte Valley Airport, 7507 Weld County Road 39 in Fort Lupton, when it ran out of fuel and was forced to land.

The airplane was not damaged, and no property has been damaged. Authorities planned to refuel the plane at its location and push it onto Weld 45, where it would take off and continue to its destination, the release stated.

Original article can be found here:   http://www.greeleytribune.com




WELD COUNTY - No one was injured after a single-engine plane had to make an emergency landing in a field near Hudson when it ran out of fuel Tuesday morning.

The Weld County Sheriff’s Office says deputies responded shortly after the plane landed near WCR 8 and WCR 45 – east of Interstate 76.

Two people were aboard the plane, which was traveling between Centennial Airport and Platte Valley Airport.

The sheriff’s office says crews will refuel the plane in its current location and then push it out onto WCR 45, where it will take off and continue its flight to Platte Valley Airport.

Original article can be found here: http://www.9news.com

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