Devin Criddle, 26, and Braeden Raleigh, 21, dead after their plane crashes and catches fire near ski resort in Eden, Utah

Modified Date: 
Wed, 06/02/2021 - 1:26am
Accident Date: 
Saturday, May 29, 2021

One man is dead and another injured after their plane crashed near a Utah ski resort

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.

Officials ID 2 killed in small plane crash in Utah mountains

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.

Two men dead after plane crash near Utah ski resort identified as aspiring pilot, flight instructor

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.

Topics: 
Fire
People Involved: 
Devin Criddle
Braeden Raleigh
City: 
Eden, UT

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