On February 12, 2009, about 2217 eastern standard time, Colgan Air, Flight 3407, a Bombardier DHC-8-400, on approach to Buffalo-Niagara International Airport, crashed into a residence in Clarence Center, New York, 5 nautical miles northeast of the airport. The 2 pilots, 2 flight attendants, and 45 passengers aboard the airplane were killed, one person on the ground was killed, and the airplane was destroyed. The National Transportation Safety Board determined that the probable cause of this accident was a pilot's error.Also, the companya#39;s revised Flight Operations Policies and Procedures Manual reinforced this training by stating that all pilots were ... incident involving American Eagle flight 3008, a Saab 340 airplane that experienced a loss of control during icing conditions. ... 221After the March 19, 2001, incident involving Comair flight 5054, a low-airspeed alert system was developed for Embraer EMB -120 airplanes.
|Title||:||AIR CRASH INVESTIGATIONS: PILOT ERROR KILLS 50 PEOPLE in BUFFALO, the Crash of Colgan Air Flight 3407|
|Publisher||:||Lulu.com - 2010-04|