Pilot crashes into former home north of Denver, walks away without any injuries

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Pilot crashes into former home north of Denver, walks away without any injuries
This photo provided by North Metro Fire Rescue District, a house is on fire after a plane crash on Monday, May 5, 2014 Northglenn, Colo. The pilot, Brian Veatch said that he once owned the home, as indicated by property records, but said he didn't realize that's where he crashed until someone else pointed it out. Veatch, tried to put out the fire with a garden hose before he was forced away by burning fuel. Police say it looked like Veatch was trying to land in a field near the house. (AP Photo/North Metro Fire Rescue District)
This photo provided by North Metro Fire Rescue District, parts of a plane and a destroyed house are shown on Monday, May 5, 2014 Northglenn, Colo. The pilot, Brian Veatch said that he once owned the home, as indicated by property records, but said he didn't realize that's where he crashed until someone else pointed it out. Veatch, tried to put out the fire with a garden hose before he was forced away by burning fuel. Police say it looked like Veatch was trying to land in a field near the house. (AP Photo/North Metro Fire Rescue District)
This photo provided by North Metro Fire Rescue District, a house is on fire after a plane crash on Monday, May 5, 2014 Northglenn, Colo. The pilot, Brian Veatch said that he once owned the home, as indicated by property records, but said he didn't realize that's where he crashed until someone else pointed it out. Veatch, tried to put out the fire with a garden hose before he was forced away by burning fuel. Police say it looked like Veatch was trying to land in a field near the house. (AP Photo/North Metro Fire Rescue District)
This photo provided by North Metro Fire Rescue District, parts of a plane and a destroyed house are shown on Monday, May 5, 2014 Northglenn, Colo. The pilot, Brian Veatch said that he once owned the home, as indicated by property records, but said he didn't realize that's where he crashed until someone else pointed it out. Veatch, tried to put out the fire with a garden hose before he was forced away by burning fuel. Police say it looked like Veatch was trying to land in a field near the house. (AP Photo/North Metro Fire Rescue District)
Police officers talk with a local resident at the scene where a small plane crashed into a home in Northglenn, Colo., Monday, May 5, 2014. The plane had been towing an advertising banner and crashed into an unoccupied house in the area north of Denver, setting the plane and the house on fire. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)
Local residents watch from behind a police tape at the scene where a small plane crashed into a home in Northglenn, Colo., Monday, May 5, 2014. The plane had been towing an advertising banner and crashed into an unoccupied house in the area north of Denver, setting the plane and the house on fire. The pilot walked away with minor injuries, according to authorities. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)
A firefighter walks from the scene after helping put out a fire where a small plane crashed into a home in Northglenn, Colo., Monday, May 5, 2014. The plane had been towing an advertising banner and crashed into an unoccupied house in the area north of Denver, setting the plane and the house on fire. The pilot walked away with minor injuries, according to authorities. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)
This photo provided by North Metro Fire Rescue District, firefighters respond to a house after a plane crash on Monday, May 5, 2014 Northglenn, Colo. The pilot, Brian Veatch said that he once owned the home, as indicated by property records, but said he didn't realize that's where he crashed until someone else pointed it out. Veatch, tried to put out the fire with a garden hose before he was forced away by burning fuel. Police say it looked like Veatch was trying to land in a field near the house. (AP Photo/North Metro Fire Rescue District)
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The pilot who crashed into a home near Denver on Monday used to own the property.

Pilot Brian Veatch confirmed to KMGH-TV that he owned the home, as indicated by property records, but said he didn't realize that's where he crashed until someone else pointed it out.

Veatch, a veteran firefighter, crashed into the unoccupied house in Northglenn on Monday. He tried to put out the fire with a garden hose before he was forced away by burning fuel.

Police say it looked like Veatch was trying to land in a field near the house. Veatch, who had been towing an advertising banner, had tried to turn back, spokesman Ron Haralson said.

There's no indication he'll face any charges. The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating.

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