NTSB members spend second day on ground at Bradley


22NEWS AT SIX. I’M BARRY KRIGER. BARRY: MEMBERS OF THE NTSB SPENT A SECOND FULL DAY ON THE GROUND AT BRADLEY INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT TODAY. TONIGHT NEW DETAILS ARE EMERGING – AS WELL AS NEW VIDEO OF THE DAMAGE AT THE CRASH SITE. 22NEWS ANCHOR DON SHIPMAN IS LIVE AT THE AIRPORT – WITH THE NEWEST INFORMATION FROM AUTHORITIES. DON: THE NTSB DIDN’T HOLD A NEWS CONFERENCE TODAY – BUT WE ARE GETTING A BETTER IDEA OF WHERE THEY’RE AT WITH THEIR INVESTIGATION. WE HAVE NEW VIDEO OF THE CRASH SITE. TODAY NTSB CREW MEMBERS REMOVED PIECES OF THE WRECKAGE. WE TOLD YOU YESTERDAY HOW OFFICIALS IDENTIFIED SIGNIFICANT PIECES OF THE PLANE – INCLUDING ALL THE TIRES, BOTH WINGS, ALL FOUR ENGINES, AND THE TAIL. THERE WAS SIGNIFICANT FIRE DAMAGE AND DAMAGE TO THE TWO BUILDINGS, TRUCKS AND TANKS. NOW COMES THE TEDIOUS TASK OF DOCUMENT EVERY PIECE OF IDENTIFIABLE DEBRIS. JENNIFER HOMENDY – NTSB BOARD MEMBER THERE WILL BE A NUMBER OF PHOTOS TAKEN AND OUR INVESTIGATORS WILL START TO WRITE DOWN DESCRIPTIONS OF WHAT THEY SEE THAT IS PART OF THE WRECKAGE. DON: ALSO OF INTEREST – THE NTSB HAS WITNESS STATEMENTS, NOT OFFICIAL STATEMENTS, THAT HAVE BEEN EMAILED TO THEM OBSERVING WORK BEING DONE ON ONE OR TWO ENGINES OF THAT DOOMED PLANE – PRIOR TO TAKE OFF. THE NTSB IS LOOKING INTO THAT. THE NTSB HAS ALSO OBTAINED CONVERSATIONS BETWEEN THE FLIGHT CREW AND AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL, AS WELL AS SECURITY VIDEO FROM THE AIRPORT. ALL OF THIS WILL BE USED IN THEIR INVESTIGATION. RUNWAY 6 REMAINS CLOSED TONIGHT… WILL LIKELY BE THAT WAY THROUGH THE WEEKEND AT THE VERY LEAST. REPORTING LIVE FROM BRADLEY INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT – DON SHIPMAN – 22NEWS.

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