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Old 02-12-2009, 11:50 PM
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Default Airplane Crash

This happened a couple hrs ago about 5 miles East of the Buffalo Intl. Airport

Plane crashes into house
in Clarence

Everyone who was in the house got out

Updated: Friday, 13 Feb 2009, 12:21 AM EST
Published : Thursday, 12 Feb 2009, 10:31 PM ESTCLARENCE, N.Y. (WIVB) - Continental flight 3407 has crashed into a house on Long Street west of Goodrich.
The aircraft has fifty to sixty seats.
We are told everyone who was in that house got out safely, but that house is engulfed in flames.
It's described as a 'massive fire' at the scene.
There is no word on the fate of the pilot of the plane or anyone else who may have been on board.
The first report of this crash came in about 10:20 p.m.
The area is shut down right now.
A command center has been set up at Roll Road and Goodrich, that is near the scene.
Some residents have been evacuated to the Clarence Center fire hall.
For Continental information: 1-800-523-3273
Photos courtesy of Call Associates.

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Old 02-13-2009, 12:00 AM
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The latest news updates state that all 49 passengers including crewmembers did not survive, however, the residents of the home did make it out alive. This along with any other tragic event really churns my stomach over and over. I know first hand what it's like to lose loved ones at the snap of a finger without any warning and to think about all of their family/friends now having to deal with the heart wrenching reality is very, very saddening. My thoughts, prayers, and deepest sympathy goes out to all of the victims and those affected by this event.
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Old 02-13-2009, 06:13 AM
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I agree TG, My thoughts, prayers, and deepest sympathy goes out to all those affected as well....
Democracy is two wolves and a lamb voting on what to have for lunch.
Liberty is a well-armed lamb contesting the outcome of the vote.
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Old 02-13-2009, 09:58 AM
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terrible im hearing ice buildup may have caused it,shame
Now therefore take, I pray thee, thy weapons, thy quiver and thy bow, and go out to the field, and take me some venison.
Genesis 27:3 "The thinking deer hunter should mature through three phases during his hunting life. First phase, "I need to kill a deer." Second phase, I want to harvest a nice deer. And last phase, we must manage this resource so our children and their children can experience the grand tradition of good deer hunting." - Jim Slinsky
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