Erin Storm, who competed on the 12th season of The Bachelor, died Tuesday in a plane crash in Los Angeles. She was 41.

‘Bachelor’ Contestant Dies

Storm was piloting a single-engine plane Monday, when it crashed after taking off from Hawthorne Municipal Airport. When emergency crews arrived at the scene, they found Storm in cardiac arrest. She was later pronounced dead at a local hospital.

“A nearby construction crew witnessed the crash and was able to remove the pilot from the wreckage prior to the arrival of emergency services,” police told Ace Showbiz. “[Storm] was treated by LA County Fire personnel, and transported by ambulance to Harbor UCLA Medical Center in Carson.”

Storm had been working for an aircraft training facility at the LA airport called Pacific Blue Air. At this time, both the Federal Aviation Administration and the National Traffic Safety Board are trying to determine the cause of the accident.

Storm had competed for British bachelor Matt Grant‘s heart on ABC’s popular dating show. After Storm exited the show in the third round of eliminations, Grant went on to propose to Shayne Lamas.

Massively shocked. Devastated for her family and friends,” Grant told Entertainment Tonight. “We were lucky to have Erin on season 12. She was genuine, self-assured, beautiful and hilarious.”

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