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Pilot injured after small plane loses power, crashes in Loveland

A plane lost power shortly after takeoff in Loveland and hit a light pole while the pilot was...
A plane lost power shortly after takeoff in Loveland and hit a light pole while the pilot was attempting an emergency landing.(Loveland Police Department)
Published: Oct. 7, 2021 at 9:10 AM MDT|Updated: Oct. 7, 2021 at 10:56 AM MDT
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LOVELAND, Colo. (KKTV) - A pilot was taken to the hospital after attempting an emergency landing in Loveland Thursday morning.

The single-engine plane had just taken off from Loveland’s Northern Colorado Regional Airport when it lost power. While the pilot tried to land, the aircraft clipped a light pole and sheared a wing off.

The passenger walked away from the crash, while the pilot suffered some injuries, none believed to be life-threatening.

The airport remained open while police responded to the crash site.

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