The small plane that crashed at Aspen airport is believed to be a Bombardier Challenger 600 and was flying to the Colorado city from Tucson, Arizona, an ABC News affiliate has reported, citing air officials.
ASPEN UPDATE: FAA spokesperson says airplane that crashed appears to be a Bombardier Challenger 600, coming from Tucson to Aspen
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Police said the child, who was without a driving licence, was trying to make his way 2,500 miles from the east coast to Perth.
The 24-year-old was charged with 14 counts of wounding with intent to do grievous bodily harm and one count of throwing a corrosive fluid.
Winds will veer northerly overnight with colder air streaming in over the next few days.