World News – US – (WATCH) BREAKING: 2 dead after plane crash in Corfu

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A Mercy Flight helicopter arrives at the scene of an apparent plane crash on Boyce Road in Corfu

Corfu and East Pembroke firefighters are among those at the scene of the apparent plane crash on Boyce Road in Corfu Genesee County Sheriff’s staff and state police are also on site

A Mercy Flight helicopter arrives at the scene of an apparent plane crash on Boyce Road in Corfu

Corfu and East Pembroke firefighters are among those at the scene of the apparent plane crash on Boyce Road in Corfu Genesee County Sheriff’s staff and state police are also on site

CORFU – Two people died in a late morning plane crash in a wooded area near Boyce Road in Corfu, according to the Genesee County Sheriff’s Office

The deceased is a male and female, but the sheriff’s office said it had yet to determine who was or was not on the plane

The aircraft was registered at an address corresponding to the Buffalo address of the law firm Cellino & Barnes, according to a Federal Aviation Administration registry

Buffalo area media reports Steve Barnes was killed in incident with female relative

The plane left Manchester, NH this morning and was on its way to Buffalo when it crashed at around 11:48 am

Sheriff William Sheron told an afternoon press conference neighbors said they heard a « winding noise » and then « the plane fell from the sky » « 

A neighbor later told the Daily News he heard a « whining sound, like a sports motorcycle crotch rocket, then a boom »

A field of debris several hundred meters long was described at this afternoon’s press conference. The plane was described as « essentially disintegrated » with only « very small pieces

The National Transportation Safety Board, in a tweet this afternoon, said it was investigating an accident involving a Socata TBM 700 aircraft

The NTSB is investigating the October 2, 2020 crash in Pembroke, New York, involving a Socata TBM 700 aircraft

NTSB spokesman Terry Williams said he could not confirm who the pilot was at this time

– We are gathering facts and this will take a while, â ???? he told the Daily News this afternoon- We are going to look at the plane, the pilot and the environment We are at the very beginning of this investigationâ ????

NTSB investigators to arrive tomorrow Police will stay overnight to secure the scene

Emergency crews are near Boyce Road in Corfu to respond to a plane crash The scene is off the road, about a mile into the woods The crash site is not visible from the road

The number of people on board is unknown Initial reports indicated that it was a six-passenger plane with an unknown number of occupants

Mercy Flight landed close to the scene, then took off and was seen hovering over the woods The helicopter then made a second landing at the scene

A utility vehicle with a Stokes basket on board was observed heading towards the site A second Stokes basket was also taken to the woods

A Stokes Basket, also known as a Stokes Stretcher or Stokes Litter, is a wire or plastic litter box widely used in search and rescue

Genesee County Sheriff’s Deputies are on scene along with members of the Corfu and East Pembroke State Police and Fire Departments

Genesee County Emergency Services Mobile Command Unit on scene A Genesee County Emergency Management Support Unit truck is on scene

A State Police helicopter arrived at the scene and landed The helicopter then took off and continued to orbit the area

The Mercy Flight helicopter has left It is not known if the helicopter was carrying patients

The sheriff’s office said it would take a few more hours before an official press conference to release information

Corfu, aviation accident and incident, New York, Boyce Road

News from the world – UNITED STATES – (WATCH) RUPTURE: 2 dead after plane crash in Corfu


SOURCE: https://www.w24news.com

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