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Buffalo, New York / Plane Crash #922342

ABC Evening News for Monday, Feb 16, 2009
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(Studio: Diane Sawyer) What the pilot did in the final seconds before the crash of Continental Connection Colgan Flight 3407 near Buffalo, New York, introduced.

(Clarence Center, New York: Lisa Stark) The investigation into the plane crash featured; aerial and ground-level scenes from the crash site and animated diagram of the Bombardier Dash 8-0400 plane shown; details given about icing and de-icing. [NTSB's Steven CHEALANDER†- comments on the evacuation of the plane's parts from the crash site.] [Former airline pilot John NANCE†- describes what may have happened.] [Clarence Center resident Judy KLEMANN†- calls for supporting each other.] The raising of the possibility by former NTSB head Jim Hall that the plane should be grounded and the reaction of investigators to it discussed.

Sawyer, Diane;
Stark, Lisa

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