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1 killed in Aspen plane crash: report

Emergency crews work near a passenger plane that crashed upon landing at the Aspen-Pitkin County Airport in Aspen, Colo., Jan. 5, 2014. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS/he Aspen Times, Leigh Vogel

One person is dead and another in severe condition after a fiery plane crash in Aspen, Colo., reports ABC News.

Three people were on the small jet when it crashed just after noon local time (2 p.m. EST) attempting to land at Aspen-Pitkin County Airport.

The third passenger suffered minor injuries.

The Pitkin County Sheriff’s Office told ABC News the flight originated from Mexico and stopped in Tucson, Ariz., before arriving in Aspen.

Witnesses of the crash included comedian Kevin Nealon and singer LeAnn Rimes Cibrian.