One Dead, Two Injured After Aspen Plane Crash

ASPEN, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado sheriff’s office dispatcher confirms that one person died and two people were injured when a plane crashed at the Aspen airport.

Thomas Wright, a dispatcher with the Pitkin County Sheriff’s Office, says three people were aboard the plane Sunday. He says one person was severely injured and another suffered non-serious injuries.

Aspen Valley Hospital spokeswoman Ginny Dyche says the facility admitted two patients involved in the crash.

FAA spokesman Allen Kenitzer said the plane was headed from Tucson, Ariz., and crashed upon landing.

ASPEN, Colo. (AP) — Emergency crews are responding to a fiery plane crash at Aspen Airport in western Colorado.

Thomas Wright, a dispatcher with the Pitkin County Sheriff’s Office, confirmed the plane crashed Sunday afternoon but said he could not release any more details until a spokesman is contacted.

The size of the plane was not immediately clear. Nor was it clear how many people were on board.

Attempts by The Associated Press to reach an airport spokesman were unsuccessful.

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