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Buffalo, New York / Plane Crash #921547

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Feb 14, 2009
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(Buffalo: Jeff Glor) What is known about the crash of Continental Connection Colgan Flight 3407 near Buffalo, New York, reviewed; aerial and ground scenes shown from the crash site; animation diagram shown while the air traffic control exchange is played. [NTSB's Steven CHEALANDER†- comments on how the plane is oriented and the victims of the accident.] [WITNESS - describes what happened.]

(Washington: Nancy Cordes) Icing on turboprop planes examined; details given about NTSB's call for restrictions on flying in icy conditions. [Former FAA crash investigation chief Steve WALLACE - explains why icing is worse on prop planes than jets.] [CHEALANDER†- comments on icing/de-icing conditions.] [Former NTSB director Peter GOELZ†- comments on this advanced Dash turboprop plane.]

(Buffalo: Jeff Glor) Report introduced.

(Clarence Center, New York: Randall Pinkston) The 50 passengers and crew on this tragic flight featured; photos of some of the victims shown. [Missed flight, Paul TWARAGOWSKI†- comments on missing the flight.] [Mossop family friend Dale ROBINSON-LEWIS†; former teammate of Madeline Loftus Janelle JUNIOR†; cantor Susan Wehle's friend Richard ELLIS†; crew member Matilda Quintero's brother Sal POIDOMANI†- talk about their friends/relatives.] [July 18, 1994, {passenger} Alison DES FORGES††- speaks about genocide.]

Reporter(s):
Glor, Jeff;
Cordes, Nancy;
Pinkston, Randall
Duration:
00:07:20

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