Two pilots who died in a single-engine airplane crash in Broomfield have been recognized.
Robert Devon Williams, 50, and Lee Russell King, 59, died in Sunday’s crash within the Anthem Ranch neighborhood close to Anthem Ranch Street and Las Brisas Drive. The pair have been recognized Tuesday by the Broomfield County Coroner’s Workplace.
Nobody else was injured and no properties have been broken within the crash.
The Piper PA-32 airplane took off round 11:45 a.m. from Erie Municipal Airport on a shallow climb earlier than impacting shortly thereafter. The airplane, which was probably within the air for lower than one minute, crashed right into a tree close to a sidewalk, about 100 ft from the closest home, in accordance with the Nationwide Transportation Security Board.
Each victims died on the scene. The crash didn’t spark a fireplace.
Nobody witnessed the crash, however an skilled pilot witnessed the departure and famous two “carburetor coughs” that would sign a doable engine drawback, the NTSB mentioned. An investigation is ongoing.