Breaking 49 Killed Continental plane Crash near Buffalo, NY
A Continental plane has crashed into a house in Clarence, New York near Buffalo
A news conference is occurring and the report is that 49 passengers have been killed. Next news conference will be at 4:00 a.m. ET
Commuter plane Flight from Newark Continental Flight 3407 flight fromNewark to Buffalo.
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12:35am UPDATE -
(Clarence Center, NY)- Eyewitness News crews are on the scene of a small plane crash reported at 6050 Long Street in Clarence Center, NY. The Continental Airlines Express flight from Newark crashed at approx 10:20pm. Officials say there are multiple fatalities from this incident. Families are asked to call 1-800-621-3263 for more information. Stay tuned to WKBW-TV Channel 7 and wkbw.com for the latest.
CLARENCE, N.Y. (WIVB) - A Continental airliner with fifty to sixty seats has crashed into a house on Long Street west of Goodrich.
We are told everyone who was in that house got out safely, but that house is engulfed in flames.
It's described as a 'massive fire' at the scene.
There is no word on the fate of the pilot of the plane or anyone else who may have been on board.
The first report of this crash came in about 10:20 p.m.
The area is shut down right now.
A command center has been set up at Roll Road and Goodrich, that is near the scene.
Some residents have been evacuated to the Clarence Center fire hall.
First Report -Breaking News: Plane Crash in Clarence Center
Authorities from across Western New York are rushing to the scene of a plane crash in Clarence Center.
Authorities tell 2 On Your Side the plane went down in the area of Long Street. That's near the intersection of Goodrich and Clarence Center Roads. There's no word on the kind of plane that crashed or the conditions of people on board or on the ground.
For Continental information: 1-800-523-3273