1 killed, 2 injured in fiery plane crash at Aspen Airport

One person died and two others were hurt in a crash at the Aspen Airport Sunday.

Three people were on the plane, according to the Pitkin County Sheriff's Office.

One passenger was killed, one person has major injuries and the third has moderate injuries, officials told ABC.

The aircraft was a private Canadair CL-600-2B16 Challenger 601-3R that was coming from Tucson to Aspen, according to the Aviation Safety Network. The flight originated in Toluca, Mexico.

Comedian Kevin Nealon tweeted: "Horrible plane crash here at Aspen airport. Exploded into flames as it was landing. I think it was a private jet."

"Fire truck and ambulances were on the scene within minutes," Nealon tweeted. "I don't believe there are any survivors."

"Airport is closed now. I think I'll drive back to LA after seeing that," Nealon posted.

"So sad! Horrible plane crash we just saw happen at the Aspen airport," LeAnn Rimes Cibrian tweeted

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