Aspen resident ID’d as pilot in Sunday plane crash near Glenwood Springs

Aspen resident ID’d as pilot in Sunday plane crash near Glenwood Springs
Local News

By John Stroud

The pilot and new owner of the plane that crashed Sunday south of Glenwood Springs is an Aspen resident, a former owner of the plane said Monday.Benoit De Lavaissiere bought the 1964 Cessna 182G within the past month, John Elling of Santa Fe, New Mexico, told the Post Independent by email.According to investigators, De Lavaissiere, 54, and a passenger were injured when the plane went down in a field next to the Rio Grande Trail about 5 miles south of the Glenwood Springs Municipal Airport.The two were taken to Valley View Hospital.Federal authorities concluded their site inspection Sunday night, Garfield …

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