A prominent D.C. lawyer who served in the Clinton and Obama administrations was killed when the private jet he was aboard hit bad turbulence while flying over New England.
A business jet carrying five passengers made an emergency landing at Connecticut’s Bradley International Airport on Friday after encountering severe turbulence.
Dana Hyde, 55, was transported by ambulance to a hospital in Hartford, Connecticut on Friday, where she was pronounced dead.
Hyde also served as an attorney on the 9/11 Commission.
NBC News reported:
A prominent Beltway lawyer who served on the 9/11 Commission was identified Monday as a woman who died after the business jet she was on board crashed into severe turbulence while flying over New England.
Dana J. Hyde’s name was released by Connecticut State Troopers, one of the agencies investigating Friday’s emergency landing at Bradley International Airport north of Hartford.
Hyde, 55, who lived in Cabin John, Maryland, was transported by ambulance to St. Francis Medical Center in Hartford, where he was pronounced dead, the agency said.
Her remains are in the Connecticut office of the chief medical examiner, while the FBI and the National Transportation Safety Board investigate what happened to Bradley on a Bombardier executive jet traveling from Keene, New Hampshire to Leesburg, Virginia, before it suddenly turned around.