Fatal plane crash reported at Tuscon International Airport
TUSCON – At least one person is dead following a plane crash at the Tuscon International Airport.
The airport tweeted about the incident around 2 p.m on Monday, stating that a private aircraft was involved in a fatal crash. The airport also said that regular airport operations are continuing at this time.
There has been a fatal private aircraft crash at @TucsonAirport. Airport operations are continuing.— TucsonAirport (@TucsonAirport) January 23, 2017
Thick clouds of smoke can be seen near the runway.
Emergency crews are on the scene working to extinguish the flames.
This is a developing story and will be updated as more information becomes available.