Colorado: One killed in private plane crash near Aspen

Posted on January 5, 2014 • Filed under: Travel Aviation, United-States

According to the Denver Post, one person died when a private jet crashed and burst into flames at the Aspen/Pitkin County Airport on Sunday, according to the Pitkin County Sheriff’s Office. A photo taken at the scene shows a plane resting on its side and what appears to be smoke rising from the fuselage. Three people were aboard the private jet when it crashed at about 12:45 p.m. “It crashed while attempting to land,” said FAA spokesman Allen Kenitzer. Read article

Share This Story
  • Print
  • Digg
  • StumbleUpon
  • Facebook
  • Yahoo! Buzz
  • Twitter
  • Google Bookmarks
  • Add to favorites
  • email