Plane Crash

East Haven Plane Crash
9:20 am
Wed August 21, 2013

Some neighbors concerned about Tweed New Haven Airport

Tweed New Haven Airport
Credit Ebong Udoma

The deadly crash of a private plane into two East Haven homes earlier this month, killing two children in one home as well as the pilot and his son, is raising concerns from some residents of the neighborhood close to Tweed New Haven Regional Airport.


East Haven Plane Crash
10:41 am
Mon August 12, 2013

Hundreds attend East Haven vigil for plane crash victims

Presenters at the vigil in East Haven on Saturday Evening
Credit Melinda Tuhus

About 400 people gathered Saturday evening in a park in the heart of East Haven for a vigil to pray for the family of the two children killed on Friday when a small plane crashed into their house, about a half mile from Tweed New Haven Airport.

Newscaster: WSHU's Dan Katz

East Haven Plane Crash
10:32 am
Mon August 12, 2013

Latest on plane crash that killed four in East Haven, Conn.

NTSB senior air safety investigator Bob Gretz with emergency responders on the scene of Friday morning's crash of a Rockwell 960B airplane into a neighborhood in East Haven
Credit NTSB

Investigators from the National Transportation Safety Board have released more details about Friday's plane crash in East Haven, Connecticut. Two children, 13-year-old Sade Brantley, and 1-year-old Madisyn Mitchell, were killed in their home when the plane crashed into it. The plane's pilot, former Microsoft Executive Bill Henningsgaard, and his teenage son Maxwell also died in the crash.


East Haven Plane Crash
3:31 pm
Fri August 9, 2013

Small plane crashes in East Haven residential neighborhood

Scene of the accident in East Haven, Connecticut.
Credit Ebong Udoma

At least three people are believed dead after a small plane crashed into two houses at about 11:20 am on Friday in East Haven, Connecticut. Two bodies have been located so far. Mayor Joseph Maturo says two children were inside one of the houses. He says their mother was with them and she escaped unharmed. Maturo says the children's ages were around 13 and 1. The other home was unoccupied. Governor Dannel Malloy says 1 to 3 people were on the plane.

Host: WSHU's Craig LeMoult