airline safety

Local
12:45 pm
Tue September 3, 2013

Judge allows internal Colgan report in Flight 3407 trial

The Families of Flight 3407 have won two key court battles ahead of next year's trial.
Credit File photo

The families of the victims of Continental Connection Flight 3407 have won two key court battles, ahead of an expected trial next spring.

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Local
3:55 pm
Wed July 31, 2013

Flight 3407 families meet with new Transportation Secretary Foxx

Some Flight 3407 family members in Washington, D.C. Wednesday meeting with Transportation Secretary
Credit Photo provided by Flight 3407 family member Jennifer West

The Families of Continental Flight 3407 were back in Washington Wednesday to have their first meeting with new Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx.

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Local
9:38 am
Mon February 18, 2013

Report questions safety commitment of major airlines

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Despite the stunning revelations of safety shortcomings that emerged in the aftermath of the crash of Flight 3407, the airline industry is moving begrudgingly to raise universal standards.

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Local
9:57 am
Wed February 13, 2013

Flight 3407 victims remembered on fourth anniversary

Credit Mike Desmond/WBFO News

On a cold February night in Clarence, 50 people were remembered on the fourth anniversary of Continental Connection Flight 3407 crashing to the ground in Clarence Center.

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Local
5:00 am
Tue November 27, 2012

New book "Attention All Passengers" addresses airline safety

"Attention All Passengers" by William McGee

A longtime writer about the airline industry has a new book called "Attention All Passengers."  William McGee recently visited our studio's to talk with WBFO's Mike Desmond. 

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