US investigators say selfies were likely to be a factor in a small plane crash near Denver last year that killed two.
The National Transportation Safety Board said that it appears likely the pilot was disoriented and lost control of the aircraft.
Recordings from a GoPro camera found in the wreckage show the pilot and passenger repeatedly taking photographs of themselves with their mobile phones during previous flights that day, although there was no video of the deadly flight.
The NTSB said evidence of the pilot’s previous mobile use made it likely he was distracted by such use during his last flight.
The crash killed 29-year-old pilot Amritpal Singh and his passenger shortly after they took off on May 31 from Front Range Airport.