Small plane bursts into flames after hard landing in El Paso County

EL PASO COUNTY, Colo. - Authorities say the pilot of a small plane escaped injury when it burst into flames after a hard landing.

The incident occurred at 2:22 p.m. at the Meadow Lake Airport, KRDO-TV reported.

The El Paso County Sheriff's Office said the pilot was conducting take-offs and landings when the plane experienced a mechanical malfunction.

The plane then landed hard after one of the take-offs.

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