After Hanscom crash, a hunt for answers Routine takeoff at Hanscom ends in explosion, deaths of all 7 aboard ← Related Article Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page Winslow Townson for the Boston Globe The runway at Hanscom and the crash location. Jay Connor for the Boston Globe Officials were at the scene Sunday. Photo courtesy of Kevin Johnson A private plane ran off a runway at Hanscom Field, causing it to erupt in flames. Martin Finucane/Globe Staff An image from the scene at Hanscom Field. Nicholas Jacques for The Boston Globe Officials blocked off access to the airfield on Saturday night. AP/NTSB National Transportation Safety Board investigators were at the scene Sunday. Dina Rudick/Globe Staff Ed Freni, Massport director of aviation, spoke to the media on Sunday morning at Hanscom. Pat Greenhouse/Globe Staff Peter C. Knudson, public affairs officer for the National Transportation Safety Board, arrived at Hanscom. Kayana szymczak for the boston Globe Planes were parked at the airport. Dina Rudick/Globe Staff Frank McGinn, right, with the Massachusetts State Police, and Gary Coffey with the FBI were at the site.