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Colgan Air Flt 3407 - Clarence, NY
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jiggs11
N 42° 57.167 W 078° 41.738
17T E 687972 N 4758147
Quick Description: Memorial to Colgan Air (CJC) Flight 3407, which crashed near here on 12 February 2009, killing all 49 passengers and crew on board and one person on the ground.
Location: New York, United States
Date Posted: 11/16/2014 7:22:55 PM
Waymark Code: WMMWY6
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Corp Of Discovery
Views: 3

Long Description:
UAL Flight was a Bombardier Q400 commuter turbobprop aircraft flown under licence by Colgan Air.

It was scheduled to fly between Newark, New Jersey and Buffalo, NY on the evening of 12 February, 2009.

However, the aircraft encountered a stall situation while on approach into Buffalo International that wasn't initially identified by the crew. When the situation was identified, incorrect recovery procedures were initiated which caused the aircraft to stall and crash into a housed area in Clarence. All personnel on board the aircraft and one person on the ground perished.

The NTSB concluded that there were deficiencies in training that have since been rectified.

The monument was erected by local philanthropist Russell Salvadore as part of his Memorial Park.
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Date of Crash: 2/12/2009

Aircraft Model: Bombardier/DHC8-402 Q400

Military or Civilian: Civilian

Tail Number: N200WQ

Cause of Crash:
Lack of Cockpit Discipline Insufficient Training

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