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Country singer witnesses plane crash in Aspen

2014-01-06 11:48
LeAnn Rimes
Aspen - Country singer LeAnn Rimes tweeted on Sunday that she witnessed a plane crash at the Aspen airport as she was getting ready to board another flight.

A 54-year-old pilot was killed and two others injured when a private jet crashed and burst into flames as it landed in Aspen, Colorado.

Rimes was among those who saw the tragedy take place and tweeted; “So sad! Horrible plane crash we just saw happen at the Aspen airport.” “The aircraft was reportedly en route to the luxury ski resort town from Toluca, Mexico via Tuscon, Arizona. The plane is said to have attempted a few approaches before crashing in a ball of fire,” Mail Online reported.

Video footage from the scene:

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