According to Buffalo news stations, Continental Airlines Flight 3407 crashed in the town of Clarence, NY, which is about 20 miles east of Buffalo. The plane, which the FAA said had 49 passengers and crew (updated; there were actually 5 crew members) on it, crashed into an occupied home around 10:20 p.m. The Buffalo News says that 49 people—the plane's occupants plus a person on the ground—were killed. The flight had originated at Newark Airport and the Continental website said the flight was "operated by Colgan Air dba Continental Connection." Also according to the flight info, the flight was scheduled to land in Buffalo at 8:48 p.m. but was delayed with an expected landing time of 10:45 p.m. The plane is described as a Bombardier Q400.
Commuter Plane, From Newark, Crashes in Buffalo; 50 Dead
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