(Update) No Survivors: Plane Crash In Leyden Near Greenfield Border

The plane, with the tail number N7345R, was licensed to Fly Lugu, LLC, out of Southwick. Fly tracker data show the plane made several revolutions with fluctuating altitudes before crashing in a heavily wooded area in Franklin County. 

Update: The National Transportation Safety Board said a twin-engine Beechcraft Baron 55 went down in a wooded area in Franklin County near the border of Greenfield and Leyden. 

Massachusetts State Police confirmed three adults were on board. Authorities did not release their names pending family notification. 

“The preliminary information is that the plane crashed under unknown circumstances near Leyden Wildlife Management Area with three people on board,” the NTSB said in a statement. “An NTSB investigator is en route to the scene and is expected to arrive tomorrow. Once on site, the investigator will begin the process of documenting the scene and examining the aircraft. The aircraft will then be recovered to a secure facility for further evaluation.”

Investigators ask anyone who witnessed the crash to contact the NTSB at [email protected].

Original: A twin-engine plane went down in Franklin County, Massachusetts, on Sunday, Jan. 14, killing all aboard, authorities announced. 

The crash happened in north Greenfield near Oak Hill Acres Road, Greenfield police announced around 1:30 p.m. on Facebook.

Police and rescue crews were on scene Sunday afternoon. 

Check back with the Daily Voice for updates on this developing story. 

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