We saw the dire consequences. Deadly travel news. A pilot was killed and two others injured when their small plane crashed in aspen. Reporter: The jet came careening down the runway, bursting into... See More
We saw the dire consequences. Deadly travel news. A pilot was killed and two others injured when their small plane crashed in aspen. Reporter: The jet came careening down the runway, bursting into flames, flipping upside down. It was as if a fuse was lit and it wept at the quickly down the runway. And -- the -- the heat and the smoke -- were pretty devastating. Reporter: The copilot, 54-year-old sergio bravada was killed. The pilot is in critical condition. The third pilot riding as a passenger is in serious condition. All three are from mexico. They were flying in plane from mexico stopping in tucson, then on to aspen. There's not a large margin for error if the aspen airport. You have to know the mountains, the approach. It can stack up on you fast. Reporter: The plane approaches the runway. Gusty winds forced them to abort the landing. Okay, we'll turn back and do another approach. We have a tail wind of 30 knots. Reporter: On the next attempt, the crash and the explosion. What's with all the smoke behind us at about our 5:00 position. There was an incident here on the runway, sir. Reporter: Singer leann rimes said she saw it happen. So did kevin nealon. Horrible plane crash here at the airport. Craig lucy, along with hundreds of other passengers, stuck. Waiting for the airport to reopen. This morning, the airport still shut down. All the passengers on canceled flights will get on buses this morning to try to get to denver and rebecome flights. Now josh with the other top
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