Pinterest • The world’s catalog of ideas

2009 ♦ February 12 – Colgan Air Flight 3407, a Bombardier Dash 8 Q400, flying from Newark Liberty International in New Jersey to Buffalo Niagara International Airport in New York crashes into a house in Clarence, New York, killing all 49 aboard the plane and one on the ground.

from Air Facts Journal

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."


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.

Susan Wehle was ordained the first American female #Jewish Renewal cantor in 2006. Prior to her death on Colgan Air Flight 3407 in 2009, Wehle was a cantor for Temple Beth Am in Williamsville, New York, and Temple Sinai in Amherst, New York, for nine years. She created one CD, Songs of Healing and Hope. She was the daughter of Holocaust survivors Hana and Kurt Wehle, and had two sons, Jonah and Jake. I am constantly reminded of her #beautiful spirit.

from CBS News

Pilot Experience Eyed In Flight 3407 Probe

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…


Colgan Air Flight 3407, marketed as Continental Connection under a codeshare agreement with Continental Airlines, was a scheduled passenger flight from Newark, New Jersey to Buffalo, New York, which crashed on February 12, 2009. The aircraft, a Bombardier Dash-8 Q400, entered an aerodynamic stall from which it did not recover and crashed into a house in Clarence Center, New York at 10:17 p.m. EST, killing all 49 passengers, aircrew and cabin crew as well as one person inside the house.