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Tragic Video: 'Bachelor' Contestant Killed In Fiery Plane Crash

A Bachelor contestant was killed in a fiery plane crash on Tuesday and her fellow contestant, Shayne Lamas, expressed her shock about the horrific accident exclusively to

Erin Storm, who competed for hunky Matt Grant's heart on Season 12 of the hit ABC show, was the pilot of a small plane that crashed in Los Angeles.

Eyewitness Byron Mayes was working for Best Drilling and Pump, Inc. when the ultra-light aircraft hit the ground across the street from him.

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"Her legs were on fire," he said about Storm, who was flying the plane when it plunged to the ground. She had taken off shortly before from the Hawthorne Municipal Airport.

Storm worked for Pacific Blue Air, a training facility at the airport, and according to NBC News she was wearing a blue Pacific Blue jumpsuit on the flight.

Storm was eliminated by Grant after week three on The Bachelor in 2008, and Shayne Lamas, who was given the final rose by him, spoke exclusively with about her tragic death.

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"I'm in shock, Erin was such a kind soul," Lamas told

"My heart goes out to her family. She always had a smile on her face and was a true peacemaker. I'm saddened to see someone with Erin's virtues leave us so soon."



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