Intrigue surrounds Silverton-area plane crash

Authorities are investigating an intriguing mystery behind the Sept. 5 plane crash in western San Juan County that killed four people, seeking answers as to why the small plane had gone so far off...

DATE: Sept. 23, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Officials release identity of Sunday’s plane crash victims

The identities of four people who died in a plane crash Sunday north of Purgatory Resort were released Tuesday, two of whom were pilots not rated to fly the type of aircraft they were operating....

DATE: Sept. 8, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

5 die in plane crash near Cascade Creek

Five people died in a plane crash Sunday north of Purgatory Resort, according to the National Transportation Safety Board. The plane wreckage was found at the upper limits of Cascade Creek on the...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ultralight pilot rescued after crash

A Cortez man was rescued after he crashed an ultralight plane this weekend on Ute Mountain. Lonn Andrews, 75, suffered a broken leg, sternum and back after crashing on the northern peak of the...

DATE: June 24, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Pilot lands plane on County Road 205

A small plane made an emergency landing about 3 p.m. Sunday on County Road 205. No injuries were reported. La Plata County Sheriff’s spokesman Dan Bender said deputies responded to the 2000 block...

DATE: May 17, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Co-pilot ‘very happy’ with Germanwings job

MONTABAUR, Germany – Andreas Lubitz never appeared anything but thrilled to have landed a pilot’s job with Germanwings, according to those who helped him learn to fly as a teenager in this town in...

DATE: March 26, 2015 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Germanwings audio shows pilot locked out

SEYNE-LES-ALPES, France – The first half of Germanwings Flight 9525 was chilling in its normalcy. It took off from Barcelona en route to Duesseldorf, climbing up over the Mediterranean and turning...

DATE: March 25, 2015 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Plane crash en route to Durango investigated by authorities

The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating the cause of a plane crash that killed two people. The small aircraft went down en route to Durango after leaving Georgetown, Texas. Having...

DATE: Jan. 3, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Small plane crash kills 2

Two people died when a small airplane headed for Durango from Georgetown, Texas, crashed Monday near Vaughn, New Mexico, the National Transportation Board reported. Eyewitness News 4 KOB based in...

DATE: Jan. 2, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Missing plane found in Colorado

Archuleta County law-enforcement officials have found the single-engine aircraft that went missing Friday. The Pagosa Springs Sun reported that the aircraft, belonging to an Albuquerque man, was...

DATE: Nov. 19, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

School officials remembered on crash anniversary

Two Montezuma County school superintendents were among four men killed 50 years ago Thursday when their light plane went down in the San Juan Mountains near the summit of Wolf Creek Pass. Cyril K....

DATE: Oct. 30, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Friends, family remember pilots who died in crash

Friends and family of Michael Schlarb and John Earley on Monday remembered the pilots who died shortly after taking flight Friday morning from Durango-La Plata County Airport in a World War II...

DATE: July 6, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

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