2 Involved In Deadly Plane Crash ID'd

The two people involved in a deadly plane crash outside a Palmer Lake neighborhood last week have been identified.

Dan Murray, 77, of Longmont, and Jeff Kaplitz, 60, of Lafayette, were reportedly on their way to an antique airplane convention March 2 when their plane went down, killing both. The plane exploded into flames after crashing, gutting the aircraft and causing a small grass fire.

The men were flying in a 1928 red Curtiss Wright TravelAir biplane. Investigators have not said what caused the crash.

"We extend our deepest sympathies to the family and friends of Mr. Murray and Mr. Kaplitz," a spokesperson with the El Paso County Sheriff's Office said in a statement.