Colgan Air Flight 3407

From Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Colgan Air Flight 3407
Continental Connection Bombardier Q400.jpg
A Dash-8 Q400 similar to the aircraft involved.
DateFebruary 12, 2009 (2009-02-12)
SummaryStalled during landing approach; crashed into a house due to pilot fatigue
SiteClarence Center, New York, United States
43°00′42″N 78°38′21″W / 43.011602°N 78.63904°W / 43.011602; -78.63904
Aircraft typeBombardier DHC8-402 Q400
OperatorColgan Air
as Continental Connection
Flight originNewark Liberty International Airport, Newark, New Jersey
DestinationBuffalo Niagara International Airport, Buffalo, New York
Fatalities50 (all including one on the ground)
Injuries4 (on the ground)

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.