Bedford Police Release 911 Recordings from Hanscom Crash

A National Transportation Safety Board official looked through the wreckage at the scene Monday, June 2, 2014, in Bedford, Mass., where a plane plunged down an embankment and erupted in flames during a takeoff attempt at Hanscom Field Saturday night. Lewis Katz, co-owner of the Philadelphia Inquirer and six other people died in the crash.
A National Transportation Safety Board official looked through the wreckage at the scene Monday, June 2, 2014, in Bedford, Mass., where a plane plunged down an embankment and erupted in flames during a takeoff attempt at Hanscom Field Saturday night. Lewis Katz, co-owner of the Philadelphia Inquirer and six other people died in the crash. –AP

Bedford Police Chief Robert Bongiorno released the 911 recordings from Saturday’s Hanscom jet crash.

A number of calls came in within minutes of the crash to alert law enforcement:

– “Something just exploded.’’

– “It was a big boom, it shook the house.’’

– “It was a mushroom cloud.’’

– “I think there was an airplane crash.’’

– “There’s a giant column of smoke and flames.’’

Listen here.

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