Monday December 8, 2008
Aspen native Bryan Sax was killed Saturday in Florida—his single engine plane—and his student went down after colliding with another aircraft over the everglades—–there were a total of four deaths—but no bodies have yet been recovered, after the planes crashed in the Everglades. Sax, 37, was an instructor and a partner in Aspen Aero—a flight School at Aspen ’s Airport.
The identity of an Aspen skiing company employee—who crashed a company snowmobile early Friday morning at Snowmass –has not been made public. —-the accident occurred on Hal’s run very early in the morning—-but was not discovered by ski patroluntil seven a.m. The only word yet about employee is that serious injuries were sustained—-more information is expected today.
Tonight’s the night for a final vote by aspen city council on the Lift One Project. The eight acres at the base of Aspen Mountain are slated for a 300 thousand square foot mixed used development to include new lifts, hotels and restaurants—–the plans have been reviewed and discussed for more than one half year.