- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: March 29, 2001
Time: 19:01
Location: Near Aspen, Colorado
Operator: Jetwingsco Inc. - Private Charter
Flight #: -
Route: Los Angeles - Aspen
AC Type: Grummand Gulfstream III
Registration: N303GA
cn / ln: 303
Aboard: 18   (passengers:15  crew:3)
Fatalities: 18   (passengers:15  crew:3)
Ground: 0
Summary: The aircraft was on final approach to Sardy Field when it crashed short of the runway into a hill northwest of the airport killing all aboard. The jet crashed into a small hillside 500 yards short of the runway, jumped over a culvert and crashed into another bluff exploding in flames. Wreckage was strewn over 100 yards. There was light snow and mist reported in the area at the time of the accident. The flight crew's operation of the airplane below the minimum descent altitude without an appropriate visual reference for the runway. The crew was also under pressure to land before a landing curfew took effect.
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