BROOMFIELD, Colo. -- A small plane ran off a runway and crashed into a guardrail on West 120th Avenue in Broomfield Wednesday night.
According to North Metro Fire Rescue, the incident occurred shortly before 8 p.m. near Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport.
It is unknown whether the Cessna was trying to land or take off.
Just before 8 p.m. crews responded to a plane crash near Rocky Mtn. Metropolitan Airport. A Cessna ran off the runway and onto W. 120th Ave. The road is closed while the investigation is ongoing. The pilot was transported with non-life threatening injuries. NTSB to investigate. pic.twitter.com/GYvkdle5kA
— North Metro Fire (@NMFirePIO) August 29, 2019
The pilot was taken to a hospital with injuries that are not life-threatening. North Metro did not say whether anyone else was aboard the plane.
120th was closed while authorities were at the scene.
The plane was removed from the area shortly after 10 p.m.
The National Transportation Safety Board will investigate.