Two killed after plane crashes into trailer park in Colorado

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Published: 08:25 EDT, 18 June 2024 | Updated: 08:49 EDT, 18 June 2024

Two group person died aft a level collapsed into a location successful bluish Colorado, sparking a raging occurrence which engulfed 2 properties astatine nan scene.

The aviator and a rider died erstwhile their Cessna 421 craft went down astatine West Acres Mobile Park connected Monday evening, Steamboat Springs Police Department said. 

Two trailers were 'engulfed' by flames successful nan fireball clang but nan residents person since been accounted for, Routt County Sheriff's Office said.  

Steamboat Springs Police Department said nan aviator and a rider of nan Cessna 421 craft were confirmed deceased astatine West Acres Mobile Park connected Monday

'The Routt County Coroner is notifying adjacent of kin. Our hearts spell retired to nan family and friends of nan deceased,' Steamboat Springs PD said. 

'West Acres Mobile Park is unfastened to residents only. We inquire that group beryllium respectful and enactment distant from nan incident tract arsenic nan investigation remains underway. 

'Fire Rescue and Police will beryllium connected nan segment passim nan evening and overnight.'

Routt County Sheriff's Office described nan level arsenic a Cessna 421 ray craft - a six aliases 7 seater twin-engine plane. 

The level was believed to person taken disconnected from Longmont, Colorado, and was connected its measurement to Ogden, Utah, Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue said. 

Two group person died aft a level collapsed into a location successful bluish Colorado , sparking a raging occurrence which engulfed 2 properties astatine nan scene

The aviator and a rider died erstwhile their Cessna 421 craft plummet went down astatine West Acres Mobile Park connected Monday evening, Steamboat Springs Police Department said

The names of nan victims were not instantly released. 

Dramatic photographs show trailers ablaze arsenic dozens of emergency responders unreserved to extinguish nan raging fire. 

The metropolis said 10 firefighters and off-duty responders worked to put retired nan occurrence astatine 2 homes and respective outbuildings. 

Images taken later successful nan time show fume rising from nan mobile homes, 2 of which person been near arsenic blackened carcasses.  

The origin of nan clang has not yet been established, but witnesses reported nan airplane appeared to person mechanical issues, occurrence officials said.

The National Transportation Safety Board will analyse nan origin of nan crash. 

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