BUENA VISTA, Colo. (CBS4)– An experimental aircraft crashed near Buena Vista on Monday afternoon and killed the pilot.
The plane crashed near County Road 3564 just north Buena Vista and caught fire once it hit the ground.READ MORE: Trevor Woodruff Identified As Suspect In Deadly Shooting Outside Of Walgreens
The Chaffee County Sheriff confirmed the fatality.READ MORE: Maize In The City, Colorado Family Tradition, Opens For A New Year
The FAA and NTSB will investigate.MORE NEWS: Colorado Task Force 1 No Longer On Alert Amid Intensifying Hurricane Sam
What happened leading up to the crash is unknown. Where the plane was headed has also not been determined.