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Families reflect 5 years after Flight 3407 crash

  CLARENCE — After a commuter flight fell from the sky onto a western New York home five years ago, the relatives of the passengers killed were too grief-stricken to appreciate the outpouring of support they received from strangers. At ...

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Disputed info allowed in 2009 airliner crash suits

BUFFALO — Lawyers for families suing over the deadly 2009 crash of a plane into a house near Buffalo have won access to an internal safety report that the flight’s operators had fought to keep private. They can also interview ...

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NTSB orders airline to turn over records on pilot

WASHINGTON — Federal accident investigators are ordering a regional air carrier to turn over previously withheld records regarding the qualifications of the pilots involved in a deadly 2009 air crash. National Transportation Safety Board Chairman Deborah Hersman said in a ...

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Air crash families get win in lawsuit issue

BUFFALO — Families suing over the 2009 crash of Flight 3407 near Buffalo have won a key victory as their cases move forward. They learned Monday they'll be allowed to sue for unlimited punitive damages from the flight's operators. Those are damages meant to punish companies and deter future wrongdoing.

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