Turbo Commander crashes on approach to Connecticut airport

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A seven-seat Rockwell Turbo Commander 690B crashed in New Haven, Connecticut on the morning of 9 August, killing at least two people.

The aircraft was identified as N13622, a 35-year-old model owned by Washington-based Ellumax Leasing, according to the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) online database.

The aircraft is powered by two Honeywell TPE331 engines.

The dead included at least one child inside a house where the aircraft crashed. Another child who was also in the house was reported as missing.

The aircraft crashed into the house on Charter Oak Avenue, a residential street that lies on the approach path to Runway 2 of Tweed New Haven Regional Airport.

The flight originated in Teterboro, New Jersey.