Colgan Air Flight 3407

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Colgan Air Flight 3407
A Dash-8 Q400 similar to the aircraft involved.
Accident summary
DateFebruary 12, 2009 (2009-02-12)
SummaryStalled during landing approach; crashed into a house due to pilot fatigue
PlaceClarence Center, New York, United States
43°00′42″N 78°38′21″W / 43.011602°N 78.63904°W / 43.011602; -78.63904
Passengers45
Crew4
Injuries (non-fatal)4 (on the ground)
Fatalities50 (all including one on the ground)
Aircraft typeBombardier DHC8-402 Q400
Airline/userColgan Air
as Continental Connection
RegistrationN200WQ
Flew fromNewark Liberty International Airport, Newark, New Jersey
Flying toBuffalo Niagara International Airport, Buffalo, New York

Colgan Air Flight 3407 was a passenger flight from Newark to Buffalo, the plane was a Bombardier Dash 8 with 49 people on board. On February 12, 2009 the plane stalled and crashed into a house in Clarence Center. Everyone on board the flight died as well as one man on the ground.