(Patriot.Buzz) – In an unexpected turn of events highlighting the unpredictable nature of life, a plane tragically crashed in northwestern Massachusetts, killing all three individuals who were on board.
The Massachusetts State Police were alerted to the incident, with the crash happening near Country Club Road in Greenfield.
This catastrophic event prompted a swift response from several emergency services, including Massachusetts Environmental Police, local police, and fire departments. State police officials disclosed that the plane involved was a twin-engine Beechcraft. The aircraft was destroyed in a clearing near a wooded mountain along the border between Greenfield and Leyden.
A spokesperson for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) informed NewsCenter 5 that Greenfield firefighters were able to locate the crash site in a wooded area with the aid of a drone.
Investigations revealed that all three passengers aboard the aircraft sustained fatal injuries. All the victims were identified as adults. The state police are currently notifying the passengers’ next of kin.
The FAA, alongside the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), is thoroughly investigating the crash. State police have stated that their detectives and the Crime Scene Services Section are actively processing and documenting the crash site.
The NTSB has been designated as the lead agency in this investigation and is expected to provide further updates on the crash. According to state police, NTSB investigators are scheduled to arrive promptly at the scene. The investigation aims to uncover the circumstances and cause of the tragic incident.