Jet lands in Aspen with doors open
Aspen, CO Colorado
ASPEN ” A six-seater Beechcraft Premier general aviation jet returned to the Aspen-Pitkin County Airport shortly after takeoff on Thursday morning when the pilot noticed the landing gear doors did not retract.
Airport staff feared the doors would scrape the runway when the planed landed and called out airport emergency vehicles and Pitkin County sheriff’s deputies in the event of a crash.
The plane landed without incident, according to David Ulane, assistant aviation director.
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