The pilot of a small plane that crashed on the interstate in New Jersey, killing all five people on board, appeared to be calling for help just before the plane went down.
The question of icing was raised on Tuesday as a possible factor in the accident. However, officials said they are unable to pinpoint how big a factor it really was.
Pilot Jeffrey Buckalew, his wife Corinne and their two children were killed along with Buckalew’s business partner Rakesh Chawla, 1010 WINS’ Steve Sanderg reported. Both Buckalew and Chawla were managing directors of a New York investment firm.
Tractor-trailers aren’t allowed on the Hutchinson River Parkway for good reason — they can’t fit under the overpasses. But that hasn’t stopped them from wandering onto the parkway and slamming into the structures.
An Amber Alert was issued when authorities say 29-year-old Roberto Mones took his son, 2-year-old Christopher Joac, after assaulting the boy’s mother in Bridgeport overnight.
The road work along I-287 has been stressing out drivers near White Plains for years. There has been noise, debris, and traffic delays.
Clarkstown and the State DOT are hosting an overview meeting on Tuesday to discuss the Tappan Zee Bridge-I-287 Corridor Project.