Devin Criddle, 26, and Braeden Raleigh, 21, dead after their plane crashes and catches fire near ski resort in Eden, Utah
A witness called 911 around 10 a.m. Saturday and reported seeing a plane crash into the mountain near Powder Mountain Ski Resort in Eden, the news release said.
Devin Criddle, 26, died at the scene of the crash near Powder Mountain ski area Saturday morning, authorities said. He was a student at Utah State University and was taking his first flight in hopes of becoming a pilot one day, his sister Carlee Criddle told KTVX-TV in Salt Lake City.
Braeden Raleigh, a 21-year-old pilot, was serving as flight instructor for the 45-minute course when the single-engine plane crashed near the Powder Mountain ski area, located 55 miles northeast of Salt Lake City.