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Reports of plane crash at Hartford-Brainard Airport

Plane Crash Hartford Brainard Airport heavy smoke showing



Around 3:45pm a single engine plane crashed shortly after takeoff at Hartford-Brainard Airport. Here’s a picture of the scene.

The airport is currently closed.

Pilot sole occupant, ejected from aircraft; burn injuries & possible fracture; was awake and responsive and taken to the hospital.

At this time, emergency services are en-route to Brainard Airport in response to reports of a crashed aircraft.

According to officials with the fire department, they are now responding to calls.

According to the police in Hartford, they are currently on their way to the airport through Lindbergh Drive.

There is a continuing situation at the airport, according to the Connecticut Airport Authority.

Reports of plane crash at Hartford-Brainard Airport

Officials are investigating.

The authorities have not made any further disclosures at this time.

This is a developing story that will be updated when more information is available.