Date: March 29, 2001
Time: 19:01
Location: Near Aspen, Colorado
Operator: Avjet Corp
Flight #: ?
Route: Los Angeles, CA - Aspen, CO
AC Type: Gulfstream Aerospace G-1159
Registration: N303GA
cn / ln: 303
Aboard: 18   (passengers:15  crew:3)
Fatalities: 18   (passengers:15  crew:3)
Ground: 0
Summary: The small jet crashed on final approach to Runway 15 when it hit a hill and then slid across a 200 foot culvert between the hill and the airport, crashed into Shale Bluff, broke up and caught fire. The flight crew's operation of the airplane below the minimum descent altitude without an appropriate visual reference for the runway.

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