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July 18, 2022

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UPDATE: Single-engine plane crash caused small fire in Lefthand Canyon

Boulder County, Colo. - The recovery efforts for the remains associated with the plane crash that occurred yesterday in Boulder County have concluded. The Boulder County Sheriff’s Office and the Boulder County Coroner’s Office have determined that four people were onboard the plane at the time of the crash and they are deceased.

Originally, it was thought the plane was a single engine aircraft, but the Federal Aviation Administration released information that the plane was a Cessna P337, a dual-engine aircraft.

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) and the Federal Aviation Administration will investigate the crash's cause. Any questions regarding the investigation into the plane crash should be directed to the NTSB Public Affairs office at 202-631-6034.

The official cause and manner of death, along with identification of the deceased, will be determined by the Boulder County Coroner's Office.

The agencies assisting in today’s recovery and investigation efforts included: The Boulder County Sheriff’s Office, Boulder County Coroner’s Office, National Transportation Safety Board, and the Federal Aviation Administration.

The associated Boulder County Sheriff's Office case number is: #22-03376.


/s/ Carrie Haverfield, Public Information Specialist