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Air Tanker Crash

By: 11 News
By: 11 News

Two people were aboard an air tanker that went down fighting a olorado wildfire, and both have beenkilled.

The plane crashed about 45 miles northwest of Denver.

One witness says firefighters gasped when they saw the plane explode in the air.

The crews are fighting a 12-hundred-acre wildfire burning near
Rocky Mountain National Park. It's threatening as many as 300
homes, and it's growing. People have been evacuated from about 120
homes so far.


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