National Transportation Safety Board investigators were in the initial stages Monday of looking into the cause of an airplane crash outside of Aspen that claimed the lives of two New York residents on Saturday.
“The aircraft crashed in remote mountainous terrain. We are determining how best to access the crash site,” Jennifer Gabris, spokeswoman for the National Transportation Safety Board, said Monday in an email to The Aspen Times.
A ground team from Mountain Rescue Aspen, working with a helicopter from the Colorado Army National Guard in Gypsum, located the wreckage and victims Sunday in response to a call earlier in the morning from a person who reported the flight overdue.
The bodies of both victims — presumably identified as Ruben Cohen and David Zara — were recovered as well.
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