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Preliminary report: Golden pilot tried to glide to landing
FORT COLLINS, Colo. — A preliminary report says a pilot who died in a Colorado plane crash was trying to glide to a runway after his plane caught fire. Sixty-nine-year-old Thomas Lawson, of Golden, died when the Beech 60 airplane landed a half-mile north of Northern Colorado Regional Airport in Loveland on May 15.