Airport was already buying homes near scene of fatal CT crash

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After last week’s plane crash in East Haven, CT, it’s now apparent that airport officials were already preparing for a similar tragedy.

Tweed airport has been buying up land over the last few years because of safety concerns around the runway.

The airport has bought and torn down half a dozen houses over the last five years to create a larger buffer zone.

The houses that were hit last week are about half a mile away from the runway.