Oklahoma woman injured when small plane crashes on approach to Pueblo Airport

PUEBLO, Colo. - An Oklahoma woman suffered significant injuries when a single-engine plane crashed on approach to Pueblo Airport Sunday morning, a fire official said.

The plane crashed just before 9:30 a.m. in a field while attempting to land at the airport, Pueblo Assistant Fire Chief Bill Nemick told 7NEWS.

A woman was transported to the hospital with "significant but not life-threatening injuries," Nemick said.  The male pilot was not injured. The couple is from Oklahoma.

"There was a lot of damage to the plane," Nemick said, including damage to its nose, wings and tail.

The cause of the crash was not known.


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