Plane becomes entangled with power lines, crashes in Mesa County

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A small aircraft crashed in Glad Park when it became entangled in power lines on Sept. 18, 2012. (Mesa County Sheriff's Office)

A small aircraft crashed in Glad Park when it became entangled in power lines on Sept. 18, 2012. (Mesa County Sheriff’s Office)

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MESA COUNTY, Colo. — A small plane was in the process of taking off from when it became entangled in power lines and crashed in the Glade Park area Tuesday morning.

According to the Mesa County Sheriff’s Office, the plane was leaving from a private air strip when strong winds blew it into power lines at approximately 10:15 a.m. 

The plane crashed near 15860 Pinyon Park Lane as a result of being tangled in the lines, according to authorities.

Police could not confirm how many individuals were abroad the plane, but did say that there were no injuries. In fact, police witnessed the plane’s pilot walking around at the scene of the crash.

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