Tabernash pilot dies in single-engine plane crash off of County Road 20

Law enforcement and search and rescue personnel were aided by the the White River Snowmobile Club in removing the remains of the plane crash from the scene so it could be examined by the National Transportation Safety Board to find the cause of the crash. Hiler was the only person on board the plane when it crashed southwest of Rio Blanco Lake.

RBC I The crash of single-engine airplane claimed the life of a 62-year-old Tabernash, Colo., man on Thursday in Rio Blanco County, approximately 15 miles west of Meeker.

Firefighting pilot survives Aug. 27 crash near Meeker

MEEKER — A pilot whose single-engine firefighting plane crashed Aug. 27 about 20 miles from here walked away with only minor injuries.