Pilot accidentally crashes plane into his former home

Pilot accidentally crashes plane into his former home
In this photo provided by North Metro Fire Rescue District, a house is on fire after a plane crashes into it, on Monday, May 5, 2014, in Northglenn, Colo.
NORTHGLENN, Colo. (AP) — The pilot who survived a crash into a home near Denver used to live in the house but so far the connection seems to be a coincidence.

Brian Veatch told KMGH-TV that he didn't realize the house he hit Monday was the same one he used to live in a decade ago until someone pointed it out.

The plane's owner, Tom Mace, says the veteran firefighter crashed upside down and didn't realize it was his old house. He says Veatch doesn't know the young couple who lives there now.

No one was home at the time of the crash.

Police said it looked like Veatch was trying to land in a field near the house.

Veatch is already back at work at the fire house but declined to be interviewed.