Texas Man Dies In Colorado Plane Crash

A Texas man has died in a plane crash in the Colorado mountains.

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STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, Colo. (August 11, 2014) A Texas man was among the two people who died in a plane crash in the mountains of northern Colorado.

Terry Lynn Stewart, 60, of Houston, and William Earl Allen, 62, of Broomfield, Colo. died in the crash, Routt County Coroner Rob Ryg said.

Stewart was a flight student.

According to Allen's Facebook page, he was a Certified Flight Instructor at Journeys Aviation in Boulder, Colo.

The plane was headed to Boulder from Steamboat Springs on Saturday.

A search started after the aircraft was reported overdue.

The plane was a piper PA-28, Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Allen Kenitzer said.

Routt County Search and Rescue incident commander Jim Linville says at least two other planes have crashed in the same area in the past 10 years.


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