WASHINGTON, D.C. (WIVB) - Buffalo-area families, many wearing red, were briefed firstbefore the probable cause findings were given by the NationalTransportation Safety Board.
Some family members saw the animated video simulation leading upto the crash, for the first time.
Jennifer West was sobbing when she left the room, she lost herhusband Ernie in the crash and said she needed to see the animationbecause she wants, to be with him at every moment. "I can't imaginethe fear that everyone felt," West said.
She presented the mother of copilot Rebecca Shaw a rock from thecrash site, and an angel carrying the name 'Becky,' "We know whatLyn Morris is going though, she lost a daughter," said West.
Mrs. Morris said, "I'm sorry for their loss."
John Kausner who lost his daughter Ellie, wants the ruleschanged for flying so the public is safe
NTSB Chair Deborah Hersman said Tuesday's proceedings, "Areintended to keep public attention and pressure on the airlineindustry to improve aviation safety."
The Colgan pilots made an inappropriate response to a stall whenthe plane lost speed, according to an investigator. He also saidtraining needs to be improved.
Another member of the safety board told the families, "The last355 days have been a living nightmare, a living hell" for you.
The findings he said, will go a long way for improving safetyfor us all.
Buffalo Police have arrested 26-year-old Nicholas Finnegan, of South Buffalo, in connection to the November death of Russ Ross.
Police say there were 32 burglaries, 20 in Albion, five in Medina, four in Oakfield and three in the City of Lockport.
A seven-year-old Buffalo girl got dropped off more than three miles away from the bus stop where her mother was waiting for her on Wednesday.
Police, FBI agents and a bomb squad all showed up on a quiet residential street in North Buffalo overnight.
A family-friendly tradition will mark its 25th year in Buffalo this New Year’s Eve. Friday morning, organizers gave a sneak peek of First Night 2014.
The AARP wants to make sure New Yorkers have the care they need as they age.