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Jet lands in Aspen with doors open

Aspen Times Staff Report
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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