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Police Release 911 Calls Reporting Plane Crash At Danbury Airport

Fire and police are on the scene of plane crash on a hill above the dog park near the Danbury Airport on Sunday morning.
Fire and police are on the scene of plane crash on a hill above the dog park near the Danbury Airport on Sunday morning. Photo Credit: Karen Tensa
A pair of 911 calls reporting a plane crash in Danbury on the morning of Sunday, July 30. Audio courtesy the Danbury Police Department.
A pair of 911 calls reporting a plane crash in Danbury on the morning of Sunday, July 30. Audio courtesy the Danbury Police Department. Video Credit: Daily Voice

Police have released a pair of 911 calls reporting the plane crash near the Danbury Dog Park Sunday morning that sent three people to the hospital.

In two brief calls, which can be heard above, a woman and man report the plane crash near Miry Brook Road that took place at around 10:30 a.m., and request assistance to help the people on board.

Listen to the calls by clicking here.

Three men were on board the Cessna SkyHawk, which crashed into a field on the side of a hill Sunday morning. All three were taken to the hospital. Fire officials said that one man had life-threatening injuries, another was in severe condition, and the third was in stable condition. All three remained in the hospital Monday morning.

The identities of the three men have not been released. The National Transportation Safety Board has taken over investigation of the crash, and Danbury officials said it is too early in the investigation to release any more information.

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