BUFFALO, NY - It is the last lawsuit linked to the fatal plane crash that killed 51 people in Clarence Center in 2009. On Thursday, opening statements were heard in the fatal crash of Continental Connection Flight 3407.
Doug Wielinski, 61, was described as a true, genuine family man. He died as a result of the plane crash while inside his his Long Street home in Clarence.
The Wielinski family is suing Colgan Air, its parent, Pinnacle Airlines, and Continental Airlines for compensatory damages for Doug Wielinski's wrongful death, pain and suffering, and their injuries and pain and suffering.
The jury will consider only the Wielinskis' claims for compensatory damages.