LeAnn Rimes Witness Private Plane Crash in Aspen Colorado
LeAnn Rimes was in Aspen Colorado when a private plane crashed upon landing, killing one and injuring two more.
So sad! Horrible plane crash we just saw happen at the Aspen airport.
— LeAnn Rimes Cibrian (@leannrimes) January 5, 2014
According to Aspen Public Radio, the plane was en route from Tucson Arizona.
@aspenpubradio Can confirm plane crash at #Aspen airport. This photo from moments ago. #breaking pic.twitter.com/qEcwnktmEv — Corey Morris-Singer (@CMorrisSinger) January 5, 2014
Just watched private plane crash at aspen airport. Insane pic.twitter.com/serK7UCLXF — Nico Salvatore Enea (@NicoSEnea) January 5, 2014
— Dave Amirault (@ozskier) January 5, 2014
Wind gusts were at 30mph when the plane landed, with temperatures as cold as 10 below. Video taken just after the crash shows how windy the conditions were.
All flights in and out of the airport were cancelled after the crash. Hear air traffic control audio moments before the crash at Aspen Public Radio.