BUFFALO, NY - The widow of the only person killed on the ground in the crash of Flight 3407 continued testifying Friday at a trial where her family seeks damages from the operators of the ill-fated flight. Her husband died in their home that night.
The Continental commuter flight crashed in Clarence Center on the night of February 12, 2009 in a mishap later blamed on pilot error.
All 49 passengers and crew perished, along with Douglas Wielinski, into whose home the plane crashed. Wielinski's wife and daughter escaped the home with injuries.
For 32 uninterrupted minutes, Karen Wielinski gamely delivered an emotional, riveting, firsthand account of the moments leading up to, and the aftermath of, the crash.
It also marked the first time she has given a detailed, public accounting of her experiences.