Monday, January 6, 2014

Plane Crashes in Aspen After Departing From Tucson

Posted By on Mon, Jan 6, 2014 at 9:00 AM

Aspen emergency crew responding to the scorched jet plane on the runway.
  • Photo by Roger Adams - Aspen Public Radio
  • Aspen emergency crew responding to the scorched jet plane on the runway.

A private jet crashed while landing at the Aspen—Pitkin County Airport. The 1994 Canadair Challenger twin-engine business jet had flown from Toluca, Mex., to Tucson Sunday morning, sat at Tucson International Airport for over an hour before flying to Aspen at 10:04 a.m. The pilot and passenger (also a pilot) survived the crash. Sergio Emilio Carranza Brabat, Mexican co-pilot, died on the scene. The Sentinel reported that the survivor's names are being withheld by the National Transportation Safety Board.

The aircraft, registration number N115WF, had flown from Toluca, Mexico (near Mexico City), to Tucson earlier Sunday morning, according to flight plans. The jet spent just over an hour at Tucson International Airport, arriving at 8:47 a.m. and departing at 10:04 a.m., records show. The plane was to have landed in Aspen at 12:12 p.m.

Here are some tweets and pictures from the scene:





(via Aspen Public Radio, Tucson Sentinel, CBS Denver)

Tags: , , ,

Comments

Showing 1-1 of 1

Add a comment

 
Subscribe to this thread:
Showing 1-1 of 1

Add a comment

Staff Pick

Frida: Portraits by Nickolas Muray

Tucson Botanical Gardens and Etherton Gallery are collaborating to bring the photography show Frida: Portraits by Nickolas… More

@ Tucson Botanical Gardens Oct. 10-May 31, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. 2150 N. Alvernon Way.

» More Picks

Submit an Event Listing

Popular Content

  1. Cinema Clips: A Monster Calls (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  2. Ducey 'Next Step' Watch: Day 237—Talk Is Cheap Edition. Ducey's Funding-Lite, Destructive Education Proposals. (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  3. Cinema Clips: The Autopsy of Jane Doe (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  4. U.S. Rep. Grijalva Won't Be Attending the Trump Inauguration (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  5. Gabby Giffords: My Pledge (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)

© 2017 Tucson Weekly | 7225 Mona Lisa Rd. Ste. 125, Tucson AZ 85741 | (520) 797-4384 | Powered by Foundation