BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - A 38-year-old paraglider is recovering after crashing near Erie Municipal Airport east of Boulder. Steve Pischke, deputy chief of Mountain View Fire Rescue, tells The Daily Camera that rescue crews were called to the area at about 12:30 p.m. Friday after the man fell about 20... more »
DURANGO, Colo. (AP) - Authorities say the pilot of a motorized glider has died after crashing onto a golf course in Durango.
Durango Fire & Rescue Authority spokesman Dave Imming says the two-seat glider crashed Friday afternoon between the first hole and the driving range on the Glacier Club... more »
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - Colorado officials say one person has died after a fiery glider crash in Boulder County, leaving a debris field covering an estimated 300 square yards. Witnesses say the glider struck power lines and burst into flames around 5:15 p.m. yesterday. Sheriff's Cmdr. Rick Brough (broff) says... more »
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) - A witness has told investigators that a glider appeared to perform an upside-down maneuver before it crashed in northern Colorado, killing the pilot.
A National Transportation Safety Board released a preliminary report on the crash today. It says the witness watched the glider make... more »
A funeral service is planned Saturday for the two brothers who were killed when two planes collided midair near Boulder Municipal Airport last Saturday. Fifty-eight-year-old Bob Matthews and his 56-year-old brother Mark Matthews were in a Cirrus SR-20 that crashed with a Piper Pawnee being flown by 25-year-old Alexander Howard... more »
Authorities in Colorado have named the three men who died when two planes crashed near Boulder. The Boulder County Coroner's Office said Sunday that 25-year-old Alexander Howard Gilmer of Evergreen was the pilot of a Piper Pawnee aircraft that was towing a glider when a Cirrus SR-20 collided with it... more »
NTSB is holding press conference this afternoon and the wreckage is being removed after a two plane mid-air collision yesterday that killed three people in Boulder County. The crash happened around 1:30 yesterday afternoon when an airplane towing a glider collided with another plane, sending both crashing into the ground.... more »