Two Pilots and Two Passengers Have Been Identified from the Farmington, CT Citation Excel Crash

  • Update on the Crash from September 2nd in Farmington Connecticut
  • The names and ages of the 2 pilots and 2 passengers

The four people who were killed after a plane took off from Robertson Airport in Plainville have been identified by local police. The two pilots have been identified as William O’Leary, 55, from Bristol and Mark Morrow, 57, from Danbury. The two passengers have been identified as Courtney Haviland, 33, from Boston, Massachusetts and her husband William Shrauner, 32, also from Boston. Farmington police Lieutenant Tim McKenzie said some type of mechanical failure caused the plane to go down. 

The Aircraft took of from Robertson Airfield at 9:50 when shortly after the aircraft crashed into a building in Farmington, CT. The cause of the crash is unclear as of now.

Police said the plane crashed into a building at 111 Hyde Rd, the U.S. Head office for Trumpf Inc., an industrial machine manufacturing company. The building is about a mile from the Robertson Airport in Plainville, although it was not clear whether the plane was attempting to land at or depart from the airport. It was not immediately known whether anyone was injured in the incident. The circumstances surrounding the crash remained unclear.


What Private Jet Clubs Has Obtained:

the CESSNA Citation Excel aircraft combines transcontinental range and remarkable efficiency in a beautiful midsize jet. The Excel jet’s first-class cabin offers comfortable room for up to 12 passengers. A spacious interior allows those inside to stand and move about the cabin with ease. The high-quality leather seats are extra wide with full reclining capabilities for optimal comfort.

  • Hourly Charter Rate: $3,000 – $4,000
  • MSRP: $2,475,000 – $3,025,000
  • Cruising Speed: 487 (423 knots)
  • Maximum Speed: 498 mph (0.64 mach)
  • Maximum Range: 2,100 nm (3,889 km)

The Citation Excel (N560AR) was manufactured in 2009 and has a contact listed as the manager of this aircraft as Mr. Timothy Haviland. The Excel has been flown for over 2,550 hours flying about 220,150 nautical miles. This aircraft was FAR Part 91 and had RVSM Certifications.

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