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A double tragedy: Colgan Air Flight 3407
Dick Collins says, "The crash of a DHC-8-400 (Q400) on approach to Buffalo, N. Y. brought on the all-time most egregious case of smoke and flames rulemaking by the FAA." http://airfactsjournal.com/2014/03/double-tragedy-colgan-air-flight-3407/
NEW YORK 12 February 2009 - Colgan Air Flight 3407 crashed six miles from the runway at Buffalo Niagara International Airport. Killing 50 including 1 on the ground.
Feb 2009 - Colgan Air Flight 3407 crashes near Buffalo in the state of New York killing 50 people.
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Colgan Air Flight 3407 crashed on 12 Feb 2009 into house in Clarence Center, NY, after experiencing an aerodynamic stall. All 49 people on board were killed, along with 1 person in the house. It was a Bombardier Dash-8 Q400 on a scheduled flight from Newark Liberty to Buffalo Niagara Airport. The accident triggered a wave of inquiries over the operations of regional airlines in the US. The NTSB determined the accident was caused by the pilots' inability to respond properly to the stall…
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A Bombardier DHC8-402 Q400 (DASH-8) operating as Flight 3407 departed late from Newark on February 12, 2009, at 9:20 p.m. EST. Shortly after the last communication by the flight crew with approach control at 10:17 p.m. the plane stalled less than a mile northeast of the locator outer marker while on an ILS approach to Runway 23 and crashed into a house in the northeast Buffalo suburb of Clarence Center about 5.0 nautical miles short of the runway threshold.