ASPEN, Colo. - Newly released infrared video from the Aspen/Pitkin County County Airport shows the fiery crash that killed a co-pilot on Jan. 5.
The small Canadair CL-600 jet from Mexico crashed at 12:33 p.m. that Sunday while trying to land. Sergio Carranza Brabata was killed.
Investigators say all three men were pilots from Mexico and were flying to Aspen from Toluca, Mexico, to pick up family and friends. They were the only ones aboard.
Investigators haven't said which pilot was in control of the plane at the time of the crash.
Obtained by Aspen Journalism, the video of the crash shows the plane bouncing off the runway before dipping nose-first back toward the ground. On the second impact, the jet bursts into flames.
Determining of the cause of the crash is expected to take 12 to 18 months.