Pilot leaves after Colo plane clips car, crashes | VailDaily.com

Pilot leaves after Colo plane clips car, crashes

BOULDER, Colo. – Authorities say the pilot of a small plane left the scene on foot after crash-landing and hitting a car near Boulder Municipal Airport.

Boulder County sheriff’s Cmdr. Rick Brough says the crash occurred at about noon Wednesday as the pilot appeared to be landing. No injuries were reported.

Brough did not know the whereabouts of the pilot about 1-1/2 hours after the accident.

Brough says a wind gust apparently caught the single-engine BE-35 plane as it touched down on the runway. The plane went through a fence and under power lines before hitting a Toyota Prius on a road parallel to the runway.

The plane’s left wing was sheared off when it hit a power pole.

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