According to the NTSB, the gulfstream jet “was destroyed after a rejected takeoff and runway excursion.”
Katz and six others died when his private jet crashed during takeoff late Saturday night at Hanscom Field in Bedford.
The black boxes containing the cockpit voice recorder and flight data recorded the final moments before a fiery weekend crash at Hanscom Field that killed Philadelphia Inquirer co-owner Lewis Katz and six others on his private jet.
Residents reported hearing a “big boom that shook the house” and seeing a “mushroom cloud” that “looked like the atomic bomb went off.”
Lewis Katz and friends from New Jersey were at the home of author Doris Kearns Goodwin to support an educational program headed by her son.
The National Transportation Safety Board has taken over the investigation into a plane crash that killed 7 people, Saturday night.
The co-owner of the The Philadelphia Inquirer, The Daily News and Philly.com, was one of 7 people killed in a crash at Hanscom Field.
7 people are dead after a small jet caught fire after going off the runway on departure from Hanscom Field.