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No injuries after small plane goes down near Air Force Academy

Posted at 12:10 PM, Aug 16, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-16 17:19:37-04

COLORADO SPRINGS – There are no injuries reported after a small plane made an emergency landing near I-25 and South Interquest Parkway Thursday morning.

The Air Force Academy reports that the aircraft is a Aero Club Cessna 172 and that there were two people onboard. Details about what lead up to the 11:05 a.m.emergency landing is not readily available.

The Aero Club is a civilian-owned flying club that is located at the Air Force Academy. One of the people on the plane is a contract employee with the Air Force Academy, the other is not affiliated with the AFA.