NTSB officials still investigating cause of Teterboro Airport plane crash
Teterboro Airport and Route 46 may have reopened Thursday, but the National Transportation and Safety Board (NTSB) is still investigating the cause of a private jet crash.
Approximately 20 people were taken to hospitals after a corporate jet skidded off a runway across a six-lane highway and crashed into a warehouse Wednesday. Investigators say there was no indication of trouble on the cockpit voice recorder until either the pilot or co-pilot said, ?Discontinue take off.?
According to the NTSB, there was no reason why the crew made the decision to discontinue the take off. Investigators found no spilled fuel or debris on the runway. They also found no evidence that the plane?s wings or tail hit the pavement.
Investigators hope to speak with the pilot and co-pilot to gather more information. A spokeswoman for Hackensack University Medical Center says the pilot and co-pilot are listed in fair condition.
The plane was a Bombardier Canadair Challenger CL-600. It had been chartered by a New York-based investment firm to take company employees and guests to Chicago.