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Ceremonies mark 10 years since Continental Flight 3407 crash


Added 02-12-19 01:03:01am EST - “Ten years after Continental Flight 3407 crashed onto a house outside Buffalo, its 50 victims are being remembered with services and ceremonies.” - Washingtontimes.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Washingtontimes.com: “Ceremonies mark 10 years since Continental Flight 3407 crash”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

CLARENCE, N.Y. (AP) - Ten years after Continental Flight 3407 crashed onto a house outside Buffalo, its 50 victims are being remembered with services and ceremonies.

On Tuesday’s crash anniversary, a memorial service is planned at a Clarence church, followed by a candlelight walk to the crash site. The walk at 9:50 p.m. will mark the time the Buffalo-bound commuter plane, operated by regional carrier Colgan Air, stalled and crashed after the pilots responded incorrectly to a stall warning.

Since then, the victims’ relatives have made it their mission to improve aviation safety, including pushing Congress to pass new pilot training rules.

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