CENTENNIAL, Colo. (KDVR) — One person died in a small plane crash near Centennial Airport, authorities said. The victim was the only person on board.
The plane crashed southeast of Centennial Airport, according to South Metro Fire Rescue.
The Douglas County Coroner’s Office identified the sole occupant as 57-year-old James Shumway, a Parker resident.
SMFR and Douglas County Sheriff’s Office were on scene of the crash near the FedEx building in the 14200 block of Grasslands Drive.
There was a small fuel spill but no fire, at this point, SMFR said.
Centennial Airport tweeted that the aircraft was departing eastbound on runway 10, but had no other updates to provide.
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