Victims identified in Thanksgiving Day plane crash east of Telluride

The two people who were killed in a single-engine plane crash east of Telluride on Thanksgiving Day have been identified. The pilot was identified as Bryan Lee Kill, 48, of Huachuca City, Arizona,...

DATE: Nov. 29, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

2 people die in small plane crash near Telluride

A plane crash on Thursday east of Telluride killed both people on board, according to the San Miguel Sheriff’s Office. The single-engine private plane was on approach to Telluride Regional Airport...

DATE: Nov. 27, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Plane crash near Telluride kills newlyweds

A plane crash Monday east of Telluride killed the pilot and the only passenger, according to the San Miguel County Sheriff’s Office. The two victims were newlyweds and have been identified as...

DATE: Oct. 6, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Glider incident delays two flights at Durango-La Plata County Airport

Two commercial flights to Durango-La Plata County Airport were delayed late Sunday morning after a glider had an incident on landing that closed the runway for about 1½ hours. Tony Vicari, aviation...

DATE: Oct. 4, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Single-engine antique plane crashes southwest of Mancos

A pilot and a passenger survived a plane crash Wednesday night southwest of Mancos. The crash was reported about 8 p.m. in a remote area south of County Road J and west of County Road 41, said...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ultralight plane crashes south of Cortez

A man who was injured as his ultralight aircraft crashed Tuesday in a remote field south of Cortez was assisted by a British tourist who witnessed the accident while driving. “I saw him flying...

DATE: Oct. 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Plane makes emergency landing during training exercise

A pilot and student practicing a simulated engine failure Wednesday didn’t have to wait long to put those skills to use when the plane’s engine failed to restart during the training exercise....

DATE: Sept. 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Jeff Kuss memorial signs installed on Durango highway

Signs were installed Monday along Colorado Highway 3 to honor Marine Capt. Jeff Kuss, a Durango native who died in a jet crash while practicing with the U.S. Navy Blue Angels. The highway in south...

DATE: May 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Air Force identifies crew members killed in aircraft crash

CLOVIS, N.M. – The Air Force on Thursday released the identities of three service members killed Tuesday night in the crash of a reconnaissance and surveillance plane during a training flight in...

DATE: March 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Legislature renames Highway 3 to honor Capt. Jeff Kuss

DENVER – The extended family of the late Capt. Jeff Kuss joined state Legislature on Monday for the reading of a resolution honoring him and renaming Colorado Highway 3 after him. House Joint...

DATE: March 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Resolution seeks to honor fallen Blue Angel pilot

DENVER – Freshman representative Barbara McLachlan sat before the House Transportation and Energy Committee Thursday morning to present her first resolution: a measure to honor Blue Angel pilot...

DATE: March 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

4 dead after plane crash in rugged Arizona mountains

PAYSON, Ariz. – Searchers in Arizona found the bodies of four members of a family Tuesday in the wreckage of a small plane that crashed on a flight from Scottsdale, Ariz., to Telluride, officials...

DATE: Jan. 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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