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Pilot dies in fiery Douglas County plane crash

By Chris Loveless, Digital Content Director , c.loveless@krdo.com
Published On: Mar 19 2014 06:21:57 PM CDT
Updated On: Mar 19 2014 07:28:31 PM CDT
DOUGLAS COUNTY, Colo. -

A pilot died after crashing a plane near Aurora Wednesday. (3/19/14).

Helicopter video showed the plane was badly damaged and consumed by fire.

KMGH reports that the plane went down near Otero Drive and Phillips Place just southeast of Aurora in Douglas County.

The fire that sparked as a result of the crash is now out.

The plane went down near a subdivision, but the Aurora Police Department says no homes were threatened by the flames.

The pilot was the only person on the plane.

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