EL PASO COUNTY, Colo. - A two-person plane crashed into a fence outside the Meadow Lake Airport Tuesday morning.
Crews responded to the crash shortly after 9:00 a.m.
The El Paso County Public Information Officer said the plane did not get enough elevation and crashed into a fence. It was later discovered that the pilot and passenger were practicing a touch-and-go maneuver when they crashed.
The pilot of the plane is described as a 70-year-old man, he was transported to the hospital. A 20-year-old man was also in the plane and was able to drive to the hospital.
Officials say about a dozen or so times a year a crash happens at the airport.
KRDO has a crew on the scene and will continue to bring you updates.