TELLURIDE, Colo. (CBS4)– A small plane crashed at the Telluride Airport on Wednesday afternoon. The airport was closed for snow removal at the time of the crash.

There were five passengers and two crew members on board the plane that was flying to Telluride from El Paso, Texas. The Hawker Beechjet aircraft is registered out of Mexico.

(credit: San Miguel Sheriff)

(credit: San Miguel Sheriff)

The airport was closed for snow removal when the plane landed and collided with a snowplow on the runway. The San Miguel Sheriff said the pilot did not radio the airport before landing.

The passengers were traveling to Telluride for vacation.

A small plane crashed at the Telluride Airport on Wednesday (credit: San Miguel Sheriff)

A small plane crashed at the Telluride Airport on Wednesday (credit: San Miguel Sheriff)

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