NTSB: 2021 Connecticut plane crash that killed 2 Boston doctors caused by parking brake


FARMINGTON, Ct. - Federal investigators have concluded that a plane crash in Connecticut that killed four people, including two doctors from Boston, was caused by a parking brake.

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) said the private jet was going too slow during takeoff because the pilot left a parking brake on.

The plane crashed into a building at a manufacturing company in Farmington, Connecticut in September 2021. Two pilots were killed, along with a husband and wife. Courtney Haviland and William Shrauner were both doctors at Boston hospitals. The crash also injured four people on the ground.

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