UPDATE – A small plane crashed into two East Haven, Connecticut homes and reports are now saying that two children and the planes pilot are missing.
The Inquisitr recent reported authorities with the FAA have confirmed that the Rockwell International Turbo Commander 690B plane originated at Teterboro Airport in New Jersey.
CNN reported that the two children missing are ages one and 13, and where in the house when the plane hit shortly before 11:30 am.
East Haven Mayor, Joseph Maturo Jr. said the mother of these children was also in the house, and survived.
NBC News reported Chief Doug Jackson of the East Haven Fire Department saying the following:
“Unfortunately, we haven’t recovered anybody at this point and we presume there is going to be a very bad outcome for two people reported to be in the house.”
The report continued on to say that the pilot, who hasn’t been identified, missed the approach to Tweed-New Haven Airport for unknown reasons.
“There was no distress call before the crash, which left both Charter Oak Ave. homes engulfed in flames.”
“It’s total devastation,” said Maturo, who continued on to say he didn’t know how the mother had escaped without serious injury.
A witness, Russell Hickson, told NBC Connecticut that he noticed the plane flying eerily low over the neighborhood, which is just north of the airport.
“It went dead quiet” before it went down, Hickson said.
Greg Watras, 27, who lives seven houses away, awoke to the sound of fire engines tearing down the street and towering flames.”
“It was a big fire, the biggest fire I ever seen,” he told NBC News.
Stick with The Inquisitr as more updates become available concerning the plane crash in Connecticut.
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