The burned fuselage of the jet that crashed on Sunday, Jan. 5 in Aspen, Colo. The jet is upside down on the runway. That is the Buttermilk Mountain Ski Area in the background. Credit: Brent Gardner-Smith / Aspen Jounalism

Editor’s note: Also see photos of the jet crash by Chris Council of the Aspen Daily News.

The burned fuselage of the jet that crashed on Sunday, Jan. 5, in Aspen, Colo. The jet is upside down on the runway. That is the Buttermilk Mountain ski area in the background.Smith / Aspen Jounalism Credit: Brent Gardner-Smith / Aspen Jounalism

On Sunday, Jan. 5, at about 2:45 p.m., Pitkin County Sheriff Joe DiSalvo drove several journalists across the runway from the passenger terminal at the Aspen airport to the site of the private jet that crashed at approximately 12:23 p.m.

Another view of the burned fuselage of the private jet that crashed in Aspen on Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014.Smith / Aspen Journalism Credit: Brent Gardner-Smith / Aspen Journalism
The wreckage of a private jet on the runway in Aspen, Colo., on Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014. In the background, snowmaking guns are making snow on Buttermilk Mountain for the X Games.Smith / Aspen Journalism Credit: Brent Gardner-Smith / Aspen Journalism
An emergency worker on the tarmac at the Aspen airport approaches the wreckage of a jet that crashed on Sunday, Jan. 5, in Aspen.Smith / Aspen Journalism Credit: Brent Gardner-Smith / Aspen Journalism
The wreckage of a private jet on the runway in Aspen, Colo., on Sunday, Jan. 5.Smith / Aspen Journalism Credit: Brent Gardner-Smith / Aspen Journalism
Emergency vehicles on the runway at Aspen on Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014.Smith / Aspen Journalism Credit: Brent Gardner-Smith / Aspen Journalism
Looking down the Aspen runway, toward the end where planes typically approach. There were pieces of the jet scattered along portions of the runway.Smith / Aspen Journalism Credit: Brent Gardner-Smith / Aspen Journalism
A piece of the jet that crashed on Sunday in Aspen along the runway.Smith / Aspen Journalism Credit: Brent Gardner-Smith / Aspen Journalism
A view from across the Aspen runway of the wrecked jet on Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014. Wind-driven snow is blowing across the runway.Smith / Aspen Journalism Credit: Brent Gardner-Smith / Aspen Journalism
Another view across the runway, with the wind sock out.Smith / Aspen Journalism Credit: Brent Gardner-Smith / Aspen Journalism
Private jets in Aspen on the tarmac after Sunday Credit: Brent Gardner-Smith/Aspen Journalism
The view from the Aspen airport terminal on Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014.Smith / Aspen Journalism Credit: Brent Gardner-Smith / Aspen Journalism
The scene on the Aspen airport runway on Monday, Jan. 6, at about 2:45 p.m.Smith / Aspen Journalism Credit: Brent Gardner-Smith / Aspen Journalism
A view of the Aspen airport runway from Aspen Mountain, earlier this winter. The top of the Ruthie Credit: Brent Gardner-Smith / Aspen Journalism
A view of the Aspen airport runway and the Highway 82 corridor to the west of Maroon Creek.Smith/Aspen Journalism Credit: Brent Gardner-Smith/Aspen Journalism