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A private Gulfstream IV jet sits off the runway after engine troubles caused it to slide during takeoff at about 10:30 p.m. Friday. Crews at Yampa Valley Regional Airport in Hayden worked all night to move the jet on one of the biggest tourism weekends of the winter. YVRA was able to re-open for flights at about noon today.

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YVRA reopens after plane slide stops flights

Crews spend night moving executive jet after slide before take-off late Friday; no injuries

Yampa Valley Regional Air­­port Manager Dave Ruppel said he expects little to no impacts for passengers at the Hayden airport today after a private jet slid off a runway late Friday and closed the airport to flights until about noon Saturday.


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