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.
Cold and breezy with snow increasing in coverage into the overnight hours.
News 4 was contacted by a concerned parent who believes the Ken-Ton Board of Education is trying to censor parents at PTA meetings.
The charge carries a maximum penalty of a term of 20 years in prison and a fine of $250,000.
A woman told officers she thought she hit a curb, not a car. She failed field sobriety tests and was placed under arrest.
A Salamanca man has been charged with DWI after a traffic accident in the Town of Little Valley Saturday.
Multiple passengers on a NFTA Metro bus were taken off in stretchers after the driver collided with a car at Bailey and Wecker in Buffalo.