Clarence Center Plane Crash;Authorities from across Western New York are rushing to the scene of a plane crash in Clarence Center, New York. Which Is near the Buffalo International Airport
Authorities tell 2 On Your Side the plane that went down on Long Street near the intersection of Goodrich and Clarence Center Roads was a Continental Airlines commuter plane traveling from Newark, New Jersey to Buffalo. The FAA has confirmed 48 people were on board the plane.
The airline is confirming the flight number of the plane is #1304. Continental says the plane that typically flies this route is a Dash-8 propeller aircraft.
Concerned family members should call Continental Airlines at 1-800-621-3263.
Commuter plane crashes into home in upstate NY
A plane burns after it crashed into a house in Clarence Center, N.Y., Thursday, Feb. 12, 2009. New York … BUFFALO, N.Y. – New York state police say a 50-seat commuter plane has crashed into a home in suburban Buffalo
Fire officials say there were no survivors. It's not clear how many people were on the plane.
State Trooper John Manthey says the plane hit a house in Clarence around 10:10 p.m. Thursday.
Flames erupted from remnants of the house and aircraft as firefighters sought to control the blaze.
Authorities say Continental Airlines Flight 3407 was operated by Manassas, Va.-based Colgan Air. It was en route from Newark, N.J. to Buffalo.
Clarence is about 20 miles northeast of Buffalo.
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Location: Clarence Center, New York, United States (load item map)
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