The plane crashed into a house in Clarence
Center, New York on February 12, 2009, at 10:17
p.m. The crash killed 50 people, including the
two pilots, two flight attendants, 45 passengers
(including an off-duty pilot), and a person in
the house into which the plane crashed. It was
the first fatal accident of a commercial
airliner in the United States since the August
2006 crash of Comair Flight 191, and the most
recent as of May 2012.
The memorial, located on Long Street, is made up
of 51 paving stones making a walkway, a paving
stone for each life that was lost at the
accident. A small bench next to the stones have
each individuals name engraved into it.
"We hope it will be a place where you can come
to pray, to think, to cry, to smile, but most of
all, to remember," Mike Powers, President of
"Remember Flight 3407" said.
Made In America Store offers a book from one
of Flight 3407’s victim’s wife, Robin Tolsma.
The captivating book gives the reader an inside
look into her life when the accident took place
and how she is living her life today. A lot of
debate went into how the accident happened and
was ultimately ruled pilot error was to blame.
The book talks about how she adapted to being a
single mother and how she fought to change