911 calls released in Danbury plane crash

The 911 calls in a Danbury plane crash were released on Monday. (WFSB file photo)

Authorities have released the emergency calls after a plane crashed at Danbury Airport on Sunday morning.

Firefighters said they received a call at 10:30 a.m. from tower dispatchers that the rented plane, a Cessna Skyhawk, had crashed just after take-off into the heavy brush near airport property on Miry Brook Road.

First Responders extricated the passengers and all three were transported to Danbury Hospital.

Two people were listed in critical condition, at last check on Sunday night. A third passenger escaped with minor injuries.

On Monday, Danbury Communications Coordinator James Gagliardo said all three patients remained at Danbury Hospital Center and were in the same conditions, they were in on Sunday.

The National Transportation Safety Board is trying to determine what caused the crash. The Federal Aviation Administration is assisting in the investigation.

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