Continental Flight 3407
|Date||February 12, 2009|
|Injuries||2 (2 on ground)|
|Fatalities||50 (1 on ground)|
|Aircraft type||Bombardier Dash 8 Q400|
|Flight origin||Newark Liberty International Airport|
|Destination||Buffalo Niagara International Airport|
Continental Flight 3407 was a Continental Airlines flight of a Bombardier Dash 8 airliner that crashed into a home in the northeast Buffalo, New York suburb of Clarence Center, 6 miles short of the Buffalo Niagara International Airport Runway 23, killing everyone on board. A total of 50 people were killed, including two pilots, two flight attendants, 44 passengers, one off-duty pilot, and one resident of the house. The crew did not make any emergency declaration before the crash. The weather was cold and sleeting.