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Old 07-29-2006, 10:38 PM
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Wink Plane Crash

Anyone else hearing the traffic regarding a plane crash on Pikes Peak? EPSAR and Helos going.

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Old 07-29-2006, 11:02 PM
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Anyone else hearing the traffic regarding a plane crash on Pikes Peak? EPSAR and Helos going.

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Confirmed per KUSA 9News, small cessna crashed on Pikes Peak.
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Old 07-30-2006, 7:13 AM
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PIKES PEAK - Rescue crews were trying to reach the site of a plane crash on Pikes Peak Saturday evening.

The plane is believed to be a white Cessna with red striping. Steven Sperry with El Paso County Search and Rescue tells 9News it is unknown where the plane was coming from or how many people were onboard.

Sperry says a tourist spotted a glint of metal near the top of the mountain and reported it. Rescue crews then confirmed there was a plane down. It was located at an elevation of about 11,800 feet, about five miles from the top of Pikes Peak.

A helicopter from Swedish Medical Center was in the area looking for any survivors. A ground crew was on standby to go in to search the area as darkness fell.
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Old 07-30-2006, 8:57 AM
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Where's the emergency beacon???
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Old 07-30-2006, 9:37 AM
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Where's the emergency beacon???
You have to remember to turn it on prior to your flight... Just guessing, but it's a possibility. In any case, the problem doesn't appear to be knowing the location, as much as getting to it.
For the duration of this event, my scanner feed will now include the EPSAR TG.
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Old 07-30-2006, 9:38 AM
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Private plane crashes into Pikes Peak


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A small private airplane crashed on Pikes Peak on Saturday evening, noticed by a tourist on the peak who saw the windshield glinting in the sun.

El Paso County Search and Rescue crews were trying to reach the plane late Saturday and didnít know whether the plane had two or four seats, or whether it was carrying more than one person. No details were available about the condition of anyone in the aircraft.

Steve Sperry, Search and Rescue spokesman, said search crews believed the plane crashed between Lake Moraine and Reservoir No. 2, in the Windy Point area, at about 11,800 feet elevation. The tourist reported the crash at
the Pikes Peak Highway tollgate, and a Pikes Peak ranger verified it was a plane, Sperry said.

Sperry said the plane is white with red detailing. He said those typically are the markings of a Cessna high-wing aircraft, but that had not been verified as of late Saturday.

A six-person search crew set out, on foot, toward the crash site about 9 p.m.

A helicopter from a Denver hospital, called in because local hospitalsí helicopters were in use, circled the area numerous times but did not see wreckage, Sperry said, because it was too dark and the helicopterís searchlight wasnít strong enough to illuminate the area below.

Sperry said that typically the service ceiling for an aircraft that size is 10,000 feet, but he added that he didnít know whether flying any higher would cause the engine to fail.
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EPSAR now saying that there was NO plane crash on Pikes Peak. Originally, passengers on the Cog Rail Road reported a "glint" believed to be a aircraft fuselage off in the distance. SAR searchers reported that it was a pile of bleached logs that could appear to be something else when viewed from a distance. Also, reports of burned ground around the suspected crash site could be attributed to shadows from the log pile.
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Well this could not of cost more then a couple thousand dollars, but it's worth it they found more firewood.
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