Two small planes collide in midair in Denver
Denver is the capital of Colorado, United States
The collision happened just before 9 a.m. local time on Saturday
Colorado. We learn of a major incident in Denver, the capital of Colorado, in the United States. On Saturday, two small planes collided in mid-air. Three people died in this incident. The Boulder County Sheriff’s Office said in a statement that two people on one plane were found dead in the wreckage and the body of the man from the other plane was found at another location. of the wreckage. Mountain View Fire Rescue, which operates in the area, has confirmed three deaths. At the same time, the police also closed some roads in the area.
According to the AP news agency, the collision happened just before 9 a.m. local time on Saturday. The identity of the victims has not been released at this time. The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) said in a statement posted on Twitter that it was investigating a collision between a Cessna 172 and a Sonex Genos aircraft near Longmont, Colorado. Longmont is about 30 miles (50 kilometers) north of Denver.
The Cessna 172, also known as the Skyhawk, is one of the most popular aircraft in the world. It has a capacity of four people. It is commonly used in flight instruction. According to the Washington Post, the case of planes colliding in mid-air in America is very less. So far, 30 such cases have been reported in America, the highest in a year.
Be aware that aviation regulations in the United States require private pilots to “watch and avoid” other aircraft flying in the air nearby. They must closely follow the take-off and landing procedures. Collisions are more likely to occur in populated areas with heavy traffic.
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FIRST POST: September 18, 2022, 09:50 IST