Expanded Colgan CVR Transcript Released

On Monday the NTSB released an expanded transcript of the cockpit voice recordings from Continental Connection Flight 3407 (Colgan Air) which crashed February 12, near Buffalo, killing 50 people.

The Bombardier Dash 8-Q400, N200WQ, crashed during an instrument approach to runway 23 at the Buffalo-Niagara International Airport (BUF), Buffalo, New York after it stalled in icing conditions. The crash site was approximately 5 nautical miles northeast of the airport in Clarence Center, New York, and mostly confined to one residential house.

The information released by NTSB is factual in nature and does not provide analysis or the probable cause of the accident.

Download Cockpit Voice Recorder (CVR) Transcript (PDF, 111 pages):
http://www.ntsb.gov/Dockets/Aviation/DCA09MA027/423395.pdf

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