Small tow plane belly lands in Boulder, skids across road; pilot unhurt

BOULDER, Colo. - A small tow plane belly-landed near soccer fields in Boulder Wednesday afternoon, skidding across a road before coming to rest.

AIRTRACKER7 showed the plane on a grass shoulder in the 3400 block of Kalmia Avenue at 3:28 p.m.

The field is unincorporated but adjacent to the City of Boulder.

It appeared the Piper PA-25-235 hit a chain-link fence and then traveled across Kalmia before coming to rest.

The pilot escaped injury and no one on the ground was injured, authorities said.

Emergency crews were at the scene.

The single-seat plane had just released a glider and was returning to Boulder Municipal Airport when it went down, according to Boulder County spokeswoman Heidi Prentup.  

FAA records show the plane is owned by the Soaring Society of Boulder Inc.

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