Heartbreaking: Video Shows Deadly Plane Crash - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy

Heartbreaking: Video Shows Deadly Plane Crash

KHQ.COM - Dramatic video shows the crash and ensuing fireball that enveloped a private plane that went down at the Aspen, Colo., airport this month, killing one person and injuring the two others on board. The eerie, black-and-white video — recorded by five infrared cameras that monitor the ramps at Aspen/Pitkin County Airport — was provided to NBC News on Tuesday by Aspen Journalism, a nonprofit local news organization that obtained it under the Colorado Open Records Act.

Sergio Emilio Carranza Brabata, a co-pilot, was killed in the crash Jan. 5 of the Bombardier Challenger 600, which was flying to Aspen from Toluca in southern Mexico via Tucson, Ariz.Moises Carranza, another co-pilot, was released from the hospital last week, while the third co-pilot, Miguel Henriqez, who was critically injured, remained hospitalized.

The video published Tuesday shows the engines firing just before the jet bounces off the runway and bursts into flames. It also shows a rescue vehicle arriving quickly at the crash site.The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating the crash, which occurred during overcast, blustery weather conditions.
  • Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>>

  • 22-year-old Sandpoint man dies in Clayton 395 crash

    22-year-old Sandpoint man dies in Clayton 395 crash

    Saturday, July 21 2018 1:58 AM EDT2018-07-21 05:58:53 GMT

    STEVENS COUNTY, Wash. - Washington State Patrols responded to a fatal crash in Stevens County Friday evening. On SR-395 in Clayton near Mile Post 185, a vehicle crossed the center line and crashed head on with another car, killing the driver. The causing driver who was transported to the hospital is in custody for vehicular homicide. There were no other occupants of either vehicle. 

    >>

    STEVENS COUNTY, Wash. - Washington State Patrols responded to a fatal crash in Stevens County Friday evening. On SR-395 in Clayton near Mile Post 185, a vehicle crossed the center line and crashed head on with another car, killing the driver. The causing driver who was transported to the hospital is in custody for vehicular homicide. There were no other occupants of either vehicle. 

    >>
  • Amazon.com to bring more than 1,500 jobs to Spokane

    Amazon.com to bring more than 1,500 jobs to Spokane

    Friday, July 20 2018 8:37 PM EDT2018-07-21 00:37:29 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Seattle-based Amazon.com is opening a fulfillment center in Spokane, promising more than 1,500 full-time jobs.    The company announced on Friday that it was opening its first fulfillment center in eastern Washington.    The 600,000-square foot center will be built near the Spokane International Airport.

    >>

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Seattle-based Amazon.com is opening a fulfillment center in Spokane, promising more than 1,500 full-time jobs.    The company announced on Friday that it was opening its first fulfillment center in eastern Washington.    The 600,000-square foot center will be built near the Spokane International Airport.

    >>
  • Court docs: Kootenai Behavioral Health therapist charged with rape, abuse of underage patient

    Court docs: Kootenai Behavioral Health therapist charged with rape, abuse of underage patient

    Saturday, July 21 2018 1:02 AM EDT2018-07-21 05:02:56 GMT

    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - A therapist at Kootenai Behavior Health is accused of having sex with an underage patient "hundreds of times" according to court documents. He's been charged with rape and sexual abuse, and is currently on administrative leave from the hospital during the investigation.

    >>

    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - A therapist at Kootenai Behavior Health is accused of having sex with an underage patient "hundreds of times" according to court documents. He's been charged with rape and sexual abuse, and is currently on administrative leave from the hospital during the investigation.

    >>
HD DOPPLER 6i
/
  • National NewsMore>>

  • WWII hero's lost Purple Heart returned to his family

    WWII hero's lost Purple Heart returned to his family

    Saturday, July 21 2018 12:54 AM EDT2018-07-21 04:54:14 GMT

    NEW YORK (AP) - A lost Purple Heart medal has been returned to the family of a New York City sailor who died trying to rescue shipmates after his Navy vessel was attacked by a German submarine during World War II.    Ensign Rubin Keltch's medal was received by his niece during a ceremony Friday at a Bronx park named for him. The Vermont-based group Purple Hearts Reunited says a Vermont man found the medal in his father's collection of flea market purchases.    

    >>

    NEW YORK (AP) - A lost Purple Heart medal has been returned to the family of a New York City sailor who died trying to rescue shipmates after his Navy vessel was attacked by a German submarine during World War II.    Ensign Rubin Keltch's medal was received by his niece during a ceremony Friday at a Bronx park named for him. The Vermont-based group Purple Hearts Reunited says a Vermont man found the medal in his father's collection of flea market purchases.    

    >>
  • Hawaii mayor: Wounded officer will survive

    Hawaii mayor: Wounded officer will survive

    Saturday, July 21 2018 12:37 AM EDT2018-07-21 04:37:50 GMT

    HONOLULU (AP) - Hawaii County Mayor Harry Kim says a police officer wounded in a Friday shootout with a man suspected of killing another officer will survive. Kim says he received a call from the Big Island police chief telling him that the officer wounded Friday was wearing a protective vest and that none of his vital organs were struck in the exchange of gunfire. The mayor says the officer will be OK.

    >>

    HONOLULU (AP) - Hawaii County Mayor Harry Kim says a police officer wounded in a Friday shootout with a man suspected of killing another officer will survive. Kim says he received a call from the Big Island police chief telling him that the officer wounded Friday was wearing a protective vest and that none of his vital organs were struck in the exchange of gunfire. The mayor says the officer will be OK.

    >>
  • Second fatality reported in Oregon wildfires

    Second fatality reported in Oregon wildfires

    Friday, July 20 2018 8:50 PM EDT2018-07-21 00:50:43 GMT

    CENTRAL POINT, Ore. (AP) - Authorities in Oregon say a second person has died in a wildfire there. The medical examiner's office in Jackson County said Friday that a man found dead Thursday inside the perimeter of a wildfire in southwestern Oregon died in the blaze. Authorities previously were not sure if 60-year-old Robert Lee Walker died before the fire near Central Point, Oregon, or during it.   

    >>

    CENTRAL POINT, Ore. (AP) - Authorities in Oregon say a second person has died in a wildfire there. The medical examiner's office in Jackson County said Friday that a man found dead Thursday inside the perimeter of a wildfire in southwestern Oregon died in the blaze. Authorities previously were not sure if 60-year-old Robert Lee Walker died before the fire near Central Point, Oregon, or during it.   

    >>
  • Top Stories from KHQHomeMore>>

  • 22-year-old Sandpoint man dies in Clayton 395 crash

    22-year-old Sandpoint man dies in Clayton 395 crash

    Saturday, July 21 2018 1:58 AM EDT2018-07-21 05:58:53 GMT

    STEVENS COUNTY, Wash. - Washington State Patrols responded to a fatal crash in Stevens County Friday evening. On SR-395 in Clayton near Mile Post 185, a vehicle crossed the center line and crashed head on with another car, killing the driver. The causing driver who was transported to the hospital is in custody for vehicular homicide. There were no other occupants of either vehicle. 

    >>

    STEVENS COUNTY, Wash. - Washington State Patrols responded to a fatal crash in Stevens County Friday evening. On SR-395 in Clayton near Mile Post 185, a vehicle crossed the center line and crashed head on with another car, killing the driver. The causing driver who was transported to the hospital is in custody for vehicular homicide. There were no other occupants of either vehicle. 

    >>
  • Buckshot fire near Mattawa now 50 percent contained

    Buckshot fire near Mattawa now 50 percent contained

    Saturday, July 21 2018 1:10 AM EDT2018-07-21 05:10:26 GMT

    MATTAWA, Wash. -Washington DNR now says the Buckshot fire burning near Mattawa is 20 percent contained Friday morning. The fire size remains at 1,000 acres as crews continue to work. 

    >>

    MATTAWA, Wash. -Washington DNR now says the Buckshot fire burning near Mattawa is 20 percent contained Friday morning. The fire size remains at 1,000 acres as crews continue to work. 

    >>
  • Court docs: Kootenai Behavioral Health therapist charged with rape, abuse of underage patient

    Court docs: Kootenai Behavioral Health therapist charged with rape, abuse of underage patient

    Saturday, July 21 2018 1:02 AM EDT2018-07-21 05:02:56 GMT

    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - A therapist at Kootenai Behavior Health is accused of having sex with an underage patient "hundreds of times" according to court documents. He's been charged with rape and sexual abuse, and is currently on administrative leave from the hospital during the investigation.

    >>

    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - A therapist at Kootenai Behavior Health is accused of having sex with an underage patient "hundreds of times" according to court documents. He's been charged with rape and sexual abuse, and is currently on administrative leave from the hospital during the investigation.

    >>