Charter Plane Crashes in Minnesota; Leaves 8 Dead – East Coast Jets
Earlier today, a charter jet which departed from Atlantic City, New Jersey crashed in Minnesota killing all passengers on board. The chartered plane, a Hawker 800 owned by East Coast Jets, crashed just south of Minneapolis was carrying several casino and construction executives.
In preliminary reports, weather has not been determined to be a factor the National Transportation Safety Board has investigators on the ground. The NTSB has retrieved the cockpit voice recorder and management system.
Our thoughts and prayers are with the families of those who lost their lives today. Five of the eight victims have been identified as: Pilots Clark Keefer and Dan D’Ambrosio, Alan Barnett, Karen Sandland and Marc Rosenberg.
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