El Paso County Sheriff's Office Responds to Aircraft Crash Near Meadowlake Airport

Aug 5, 2023 - 2:25pm

On August 5. 2023 at approximately 12:06 p.m. the El Paso County Communications Center received numerous reports of an aircraft crash in the area of Meadowlake Airport, near Falcon, in unincorporated El Paso County.  

The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office, El Paso County Hazardous Material Team, and the Falcon Fire Department responded and upon arrival found a small, single engine aircraft, crashed at the scene. One adult male, believed to be the pilot of the aircraft, was found deceased upon arrival. 

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) will be the lead investigating agency on this incident. 

Any available additional information regarding the incident would come from the El Paso County Coroner’s Office and the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB).


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