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N.Y. Plane Crash Kills 49 On Board, 1 On Ground

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N.Y. Plane Crash Kills 49 On Board, 1 On Ground

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N.Y. Plane Crash Kills 49 On Board, 1 On Ground

N.Y. Plane Crash Kills 49 On Board, 1 On Ground

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A commuter plane slammed into a home near Buffalo, New York, Thursday night. Authorities say all 48 people on board were killed along with one person on the ground. The 74-seat Q400 Bombardier aircraft, operated by Colgan Air, was flying from New Jersey to Buffalo Niagara International Airport in light snow and fog.

Eileen Buckley reports for member station WBFO.