Two Bodies Found After Connecticut Plane Crash
According to Connecticut Governor Dannel Mallory, emergency workers have spotted two bodies in the basement of one of the homes hit by a small airplane near Tweed New Haven Airport.
About the Connecticut Airplane Crash
- A Rockwell International Turbo Commander 690B turbo prop plane collided with two homes in Connecticut around 11:20 a.m. last Friday morning.
- When firefighter arrived, the homes were engulfed in flames.
- Neighbors reported that they did not hear any noise, like the sound of engines, before the collision.
- Reports state that the plane had missed its initial approach and continued on. No distress calls were made by the pilot.
Two Bodies Found thought to be Victims of Plane Crash
“Unfortunately we haven’t recovered anybody at this point and we presume there is going to be a very bad outcome.” – East Haven Fire Chief Douglas Jackson as published by ABC
- Authorities originally reported that three people were missing, the pilot and two children, ages 1 and 13, who were in one of the homes that the plane hit.
- The mother of the two children was pulled out of the house by a neighbor who had to halt rescue efforts as the fire began to spread.
- While no bodies have been recovered, emergency workers are reported to have a visual on two bodies in the basement of one of the houses.
- It is unclear if the pilot was flying alone or if he had passengers with him.
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