Small Jet Crashes at Aspen Airport Print article Send a Tip from AFP 5 Jan 2014 post a comment A private jet plane crashed at Aspen airport on Sunday, local and federal officials confirmed to AFP. Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Allen Kenitzer confirmed an accident had taken place at Aspen-Pitkin County Airport, which serves the famous Colorado skiing resort. "The airplane appears to be a Bombardier Challenger 600, coming from Tucson to Aspen. It crashed while attempting to land," Kenitzer told AFP. A spokeswoman for Pitkin County Sheriff's Office confirmed the accident but had no details on possible casualties.