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June 1, 2014

Massachusetts Private Plane: Aviation attorneys reviewing crash that took the lives of seven

On the night of Saturday, May 31, 2014, a Gulfstream IV private jet departing from Hanscom Air Force Base approximately 20 miles northwest of Boston and carrying seven passengers reportedly crashed and caught fire, according to the Federal Aviation Administration. All seven on board were lost in the private plane crash, including Philadelphia Inquirer co-owner Lewis Katz. It is not yet known what caused the crash. The National Transportation Safety Administration is investigating the crash.  

Motley Rice aviation attorney and former U.S. Department of Transportation Inspector General Mary Schiavo and aviation attorney Jim Brauchle are reviewing information on the crash and have experience with private plane accidents. 

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