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2009 Buffalo Crash Inspires Federal Government To Rethink Airline Pilot Fatigue

The federal government announced new regulations Wednesday to keep tired pilots out of the cockpit. The new rules were prompted by a deadly accident involving a plane that took off from Newark Liberty International Airport in 2009.


A massive cloud of smoke rises into the night sky after Continental Flight 3407 crashed into a house outside of Buffalo on Feb., 12, 2009. (credit: CBS 2)

NY Judge Allows Flight 3407 Recording At Trial

The judge ordered told lawyers to come up with a way to prevent the recording from being publicly released so potential jurors won’t be influenced.