2 escape injury after small plane makes hard landing in Lone Tree field

LONE TREE, Colo. -- No one was injured after a small plane made a hard landing in a field in Lone Tree on Friday morning, South Metro Fire Rescue said.

The single-engine plane crashed after 7:30 a.m. south of Lincoln Avenue and east of Interstate 25 just after taking off from Centennial Airport.

The plane landed hard in an open field and there was no fire, officials said.

Fire officials said the pilot and a passenger in the plane exited safely without suffering any injuries.

The National Transportation Safety Board will determine the cause of the accident.

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