Passenger of Business Jet Is Killed in ‘Severe Turbulence’

A passenger of a business jet was killed when the plane, which was traveling from Keene, N.H., to Leesburg, Va., encountered “severe turbulence” on Friday, officials said.

The aircraft, a Bombardier Challenger 300, was carrying two crew members and three passengers and was forced to land in Windsor Locks, a town about 14 miles north of Hartford, Conn., the National Transportation Safety Board said in a statement.

The passenger who was killed was later identified as Dana Hyde, 55, a resident of Cabin John, Md. She had been taken by ambulance to Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center in Hartford, Conn., where she was pronounced dead, the Connecticut State Police said Monday.

The N.T.S.B. said that investigators were interviewing the crew, operator and passengers and had removed the cockpit voice recorder and flight data recorders from the plane, which had been secured at the Bradley International…

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