UPDATE: Pilot killed, passenger injured in plane crash at Ryan Airfield near Tucson
Marcus Borom, of Tucson, registered owner of aircraft
TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - One person was killed and another was critically injured in a plane crash at Ryan Airfield early Tuesday, July 27.
According to the Tucson Airport Authority, which operates Ryan Airfield, a Long-EZ aircraft with two people on board crashed around 7:15 a.m. The pilot, who has not been named, was killed while the passenger suffered serious injuries.
The Long-EZ is a two-seat kit airplane designed by the Rutan Aircraft Factory.
Ryan Airfield is about 20 minutes southwest of Tucson.
The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating the crash.
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