Scottsdale plane crash video: Footage shows deadly Arizona crash

Posted at 5:39 PM, May 02, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-03 13:20:14-04

Newly released video shows the moments before and after a small plane crashed at a Scottsdale golf course, killing six people on board.

See surveillance video in the player above. (WARNING: The footage may be considered graphic by some viewers.)

The plane went down at the TPC Scottsdale golf course near Bell and Hayden roads around 8:45 p.m. on April 9, shortly after taking off from the nearby Scottsdale Airport. The plane was headed to Las Vegas.

According to a report from the National Transportation Safety Board, the plane's wings became nearly vertical seconds before crashing.

Surveillance footage appears to show the plane flipping sideways in the air just before a fiery explosion and plume of smoke.

Six people on board -- later identified as 26-year-old Erik Valente, 28-year-old James Louis Pedroza, 23-year-old Mariah Sunshine Coogan, 28-year-old Anand Anil Patel, 22-year-old Helena Lagos, and 23-year-old Iris Carolina Rodriguez Garcia -- were all killed in the crash.