Continental Connection/Colgan Q400 Crashed Database


Date of Accident : 12 February 2009

Airline : Colgan Air (Continental Connection)

Aircraft : Bombardier Dash 8Q-400

Location : Clarence Center, New York

Registration : N200WQ

Flight Number : 3407

Fatalities : 49:49+1

MSN : 4200

Engine Manufacturer : Pratt & Whitney

Engine Model : PW150A

Year of Delivery : 2008

Accident Description : The aircraft, on a scheduled passenger flight from Newark, crashed while on approach to the Buffalo/Niagara International Airport. The twin-engine turboprop had been cleared for the ILS approach to runway 23 in icy weather conditions when it disappeared from radar approximately 5 miles northeast of the airport. Soon after, it was reported that the aircraft had crashed into a residence and exploded in flames near the Buffalo suburb of Clarence Center.

(Photo Copyright: FOKKER AIRCRAFT)

(Source : airdisaster.com)

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