No one injured after plane crashes, overturns in field

The plane was an experimental aircraft.

KUSA - No one was injured after a plane crashed in a field north of Fort Collins Friday morning.

The plane, which ended up north of US 287 and North Overland Trail, was seen on its roof. A photo tweeted by Poudre Fire Authority showed a large emergency responder presence in the area.

The pilot was the only person inside the plane at the time. There’s no word yet on what caused the crash. A spokesperson for the Federal Aviation Administration says the plane was an experimental aircraft called a Murphy Rebel. 

Poudre Fire Authority tweeted that a hazardous material team helped stop a leak coming the plane. 

"No threat to public health at this time," the tweet reads. 

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