March 23, 2016 3:00 am -


Erin Storm died Monday.

The 41-year-old was flying a small plane, which took off from Hawthorne Airport in Los Angeles and crashed soon after takeoff around noon, policesaid.

ABCStorm was a contestant on Season 12 of The Bachelor.
There were no other passengers onboard and no one on the ground was injured.

It’s unclear what caused the single engine plane to go down. The crash is being investigated by both the Federal Aviation Administration, as well as the National Traffic Safety Board, Hawthorne Police said.

Storm, who vied for the love of British bachelor Matt Grant on season 12 of the reality show, was pulled from the wreckage, which was engulfed in flames, by nearby construction workers.



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