LEESBURG, Va. (7News) — 7News is learning more about Dana Hyde, the woman who died after a plane headed for Leesburg encountered severe turbulence on Friday.
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Hyde was a 55-year-old attorney from Cabin John, Maryland according to Connecticut State Police.
Hyde's LinkedIn page revealed she received a law degree from the Georgetown University Law Center.
The D.C.-based non-profit where Hyde was employed issued a statement that reads:
"Dana Hyde was a part-time consultant to the Aspen Institute and in that role served as co-chair of the Aspen Partnership for an Inclusive Economy from 2020-2021. During her time with us, Dana was a brilliant and generous colleague who worked closely with programs across the organization to build partnerships and enhance our collective work. The thoughts of our entire Aspen Institute community are with Dana’s family and loved ones."
On Friday, the private business jet Hyde was traveling on took off from Keene, New Hampshire and was diverted around 4 p.m. to the Bradley International Airport in Connecticut after experiencing severe turbulence.
7News learned that the aircraft was owned by Conexon. Hyde was the wife of Conexon partner Jonathan Chambers.
Her husband and son were on the flight as well but were not injured. Two crew members were also on board.
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The NTSB and FBI are investigating the incident.
The agencies will analyze information from the flight data recorder, cockpit voice recorder and other sources of information like weather data.