Pilots may have tried to stop plane before Hanscom crash Recorder shows mechanisms were used before crash ← Related Article Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page Jim Davis/Globe Staff A crane lifted the nose of the plane on Tuesday. NTSB/AP The plane’s flight data recorder, in a photo by the National Transportation Safety Board. NTSB/AP The cockpit voice recorder, in a photo released by the National Transportation Safety Board. Jim Davis/Globe staff Luke Schiada of the NTSB conducted what he said would be the last press briefing on jet crash at Hanscom Field. Mark Garfinkel/POOL Skid marks are seen on the runway. Mark Garfinkel/POOL A National Transportation Safety Board official walkd away from a piece of the landing gear. David L. Ryan/Globe Staff The scene of the Hanscom Field plane crash. David L. Ryan/Globe Staff The plane was visible Monday at the bottom of a gully at the end of a runway. David L. Ryan/Globe Staff Seven people were killed in the crash. David L. Ryan/Globe Staff Skid marks could be seen in the grass running off the runway. David L. Ryan/Globe Staff Philadelphia Inquirer co-owner Lewis Katz, three other passengers, and three crew members were killed. Mark Garfinkel/Pool A burning smell lingered in the air near the crash site. Mark Garfinkel/pool NTSB officials said they are continuing to look for the flight data recorder. Mark Garfinkel/pool The two engines of the plane looked fairly intact, but broken and lying at the bottom of the ditch. Mark Garfinkel/pool The bodies of the seven victims were removed Sunday. David L. Ryan/Globe Staff A closer look at the rear of the plane. Mark Garfinkel/pool NTSB investigators were on the scene Monday. AP/NTSB National Transportation Safety Board investigators were at the scene Sunday. Winslow Townson for the Boston Globe The runway and crash location. Jay Connor for the Boston globe Officials were at the scene Sunday. Jay Connor for The Boston Globe A State Police Incident Command Post was set up near runway 11 at Hanscom Field. Associated Press Lewis Katz was among the seven killed in a plane crash at Hanscom Field. Dina Rudick/Globe Staff Authorities were at the scene of the plane crash Sunday morning. Dina Rudick/Globe Staff Massport's director of aviation gave remarks to members of the media. Kayana Szymczak/Getty Images Airplanes were parked at the airport. Photo courtesy of Kevin Johnson A private plane erupted in flames at the air field.