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Small plane goes down in field north of Lafayette

Both people on board walked away from the crash with no injuries, according to Mountain View Fire Rescue.

LAFAYETTE, Colo. — Two people were able to walk away from a small airplane after it went down north of Lafayette Thursday evening.

According to Mountain View Fire Rescue, a report of a plane crash in a field west of Highway 287 and south of Isabelle Road came in around 7:10 p.m.

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Crews from Mountain View Fire, Lafayette Fire, the Boulder County Sheriff's Office (BCSO), the Boulder Emergency Squad and Colorado State Patrol responded.

It's not clear whether the plane actually crashed or made a hard landing, Mountain View said. Neither person on board was injured. BCSO said the people on board were an instructor and a student. 

It sustained some damage and there was a small fuel leak, according to Mountain View.

Credit: Alex Wagner

Highway 287 was closed to allow emergency equipment to get into the area.

The National Transportation Safety Board and the Federal Aviation Administration have been requested to investigate. 

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