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Plane crash Connecticut LIVE – Four dead at Trumpf building in Farmington as jet crashes after takeoff from Plainville

A PLANE with four people onboard flew into a building in Connecticut as huge plumes of smoke billowed from the scene.

Officials confirmed that two pilots and two passengers on board died from the crash.

The plane crashed into the building just after 10am local time on Thursday morning.

Farmington Police confirmed that they were on the scene responding to the incident.

Plumes of smoke could be seen coming from the building. A local reporter claimed that people were in the building at the time of the crash.

Initial reports suggest that the aircraft a Trumpf Inc building – a German industrial machine manufacturing company. This has not yet been confirmed by police.

The fire department and ambulances were also deployed to the scene. There is no word of injuries yet.

An area of the city is currently being evacuated following the crash.

Firefighters could be seen using hoses to try and tackle the blaze.

Read our Connecticut plane crash live blog for the latest news and updates…

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    EVACUATIONS

    Parts of Farmington were being evacuated following the crash.

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    WHAT KIND OF PLANE WAS IT?

    The plane was described as a Cessna Citation 560X business jet according to NBC Connecticut.

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    WHERE DID THE CRASH TAKE PLACE?

    The aircraft hit a Trumpf building in Farmington, Connecticut on Hyde Road.

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    WHEN DID THE CRASH OCCUR?

    The incident, which caused billows of smoke to pour out from the scene, occurred after 10am local time.

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    VIDEO OF THE SCENE

    A shaky video of the scene shows a fire burning and a large cloud of smoke coming from the crash site.

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    GOVERNOR LAMONT ARRIVES

    Governor Ned Lamont arrived on the scene to speak with emergency personell after the crash.

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    WHERE DID THE PLANE TAKE OFF FROM?

    The aircraft took off from Robertson Airport in Plainville, Connecticut, only about 1,500 feet or so from the crash.

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    ANOTHER TRAGEDY

    Farmington also mourns the death of one of their own today.

    A 26-yr veteran and CT State Trooper was swept away by rain water and passed away.

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    STATE OF EMERGENCY

    Amid the plane crash, Governor Lamont declared a state of emergency due to the flooding in Connecticut as a result of Hurricane Ida last night.

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    TWO TRUMPF EMPLOYEES INJURED

    Two Trumpf employees in the building that the plane crashed into were injured today.

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    POLICE TALK TO MEDIA

    Farmington police spoke to media on the scene confirming that there were no survivors from the crash.

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    STATEMENT FROM FAA

    The Federal Aviation Association released a statement on the plane crash today.

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    MECHANICAL FAILURE

    Officials said that the plane suffered a mechanical failure following take off that led to the crash.

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    MORE EMERGENCY RESPONSE

    More emergency vehicles and responders are heading to the scene.

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    BUSY SCENE

    A local journalist shared a video of the scene, busy with media and various emergency personell.

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    FIREFIGHTERS RESPOND

    The Connecticut Fire Department responded to the scene and shared photos of the emergency personell at work.

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    WITNESSES

    Witnesses told the Hartford Courant what they experienced during and after the crash.

    "People who work in the area reported hearing a loud thump. The lights flickered, and then they lost power."

    Another witness recalled that "the plane took out a utility pole and its transformer before it struck the building."

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    NOTHING LEFT

    “First responders were here almost immediately, but there was nothing left,” Governor Lamont said after arriving to the scene.

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    MINOR INJURIES

    Connecticut Governor said he was told the workers inside the building sustained only minor injuries, according to the Hartford Courant.

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    FOUR DEAD

    Officials revealed that two pilots and two passengers will killed in the crash today.

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    EFFECTS OF IDA

    Farmington is still recovering from the remnants of Hurricane Ida which hit last night as the town now deals with this plane crash tragedy.

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    GOVERNOR ARRIVES

    Governor Lamont arrived in Farmington to assess the scene post crash.

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    TRAVELING TO NORTH CAROLINA

    The Federal Aviation Administration confirmed that the flight took off from Robertson Airport in Plainville, Connecticut and was headed towards North Carolina.

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    VIDEO AFTER CRASH

    A resident working nearby shared this video of the scene right after the crash.

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    CONNECTICUT GOVERNOR STATEMENT

    Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont announced that he would be traveling to Farmington to assess the damage of the crash and sends his prayers to those on board.

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