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FAA: Pilot of plane that crashed in Broomfield had suspended license

Posted: 1:31 PM, Nov 06, 2018
Updated: 2018-11-06 20:31:07Z

BROOMFIELD, Colo. — The pilot who was flying a small plane that crashed in a field in Broomfield Friday afternoon had an invalid private pilot license, according to the Federal Aviation Administration.

John Durward Campbell, 58, of Erie, was flying the plane when it crashed. According to FAA documents, his pilot license had been suspended since 2012, though it's unclear why. 

Both Campbell and a passenger, 20-year-old Tobias Campbell of Erie, died in the crash.

The plane, a Mustang II, was built from a kit. It is unclear why it crashed.