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Flight #3407 Plane Crash Information

Press Release: February 13, 2009 - Flight 3407 Plane Crash in Clarence Center NY


Scott A. Bylewski


February 13, 2009

Flight 3407 Plane Crash in Clarence Center NY

On behalf of the Clarence Town Board, Disaster Preparedness Response Team and Town Employees we want to express our deepest condolences to the families and friends of the victims involved in the tragic incident on Thursday, February 12, 2009 on Long Street in Clarence Center, NY.

The Town of Clarence remains on a limited State of Emergency. We want to assure all of the residents that all levels of government are assisting us in resolving this terrible tragedy.

We thank everyone for their patience as the investigation continues. Questions should be directed to my office at 716-741-8930. Our thoughts and prayers are with everyone.

If you are a resident of Long Street and need information or assistance, call 741-8930.

Please be assured that we have the situation well under control.

Family Passenger or Flight Crew Information:



Press Release: February 13, 2009

Press Release

February 13, 2009 at 3:15 pm

Town of Clarence -

Flight 3407 Plane Crash in Clarence Center NY

We again want to thank everyone for the donation of food delivered to the Clarence Town Hall and Clarence Center Fire Company.

At the present time we have more than enough food at both locations. Please contact the Town Hall between the hours of 6am and 6pm to see if further food donations are needed. 741-8930

Again, thank you all for your support.

Scott Bylewski


Public Crisis Informational Briefing: February 15, 2009

Town of Clarence

Public Crisis Informational Briefing

Sunday – February 15, 2009

1:00 pm

Clarence High School Auditorium

9625 Main Street

Briefing Agenda:

  •     Property (Access & Concerns)
  •     Health Concerns
  •     Stress Management Awareness

Questions: 741-8930

Thank You to All...

We would like to thank all of the people that have been calling to assist the residents and victims in the incident. The Emergency Personnel have been working through the night on the scene, at the Clarence Town Hall and Erie County Headquarters.

We want to thank all that have been donating not only their time, but food and other items.

Some of the businesses or residents that have donated items are:

Tim Horton's

Clarence Central School District

Pizza Inn of Clarence


Mary Bengart

Eddie Ryan's

Eastern Hills Wesleyan Church

Zion Lutheran Church

Perry's Ice Cream

Tops Market

Fiya Food Mart

Frog Hair Grille & Golf

Faith Fellowship

Coca Cola




Dash's Market

And the many, many people from the public, Town Employees, Disaster Coordinators, Fire Companies, Clergy, Erie County Sheriffs, NYS Police, FBI, All Police Agencies, Emergency Agencies, All local, County, State and Federal Agencies.

Thank you all again.

Flight 3407 - Volunteer Information

Flight #3407 Plane Crash

To All Volunteers:

We sincerely thank all of you for your generous offers to volunteer during this difficult time. We are creating procedures to assign each of you to specific efforts, so that our community needs can be addressed in coordination with the efforts of various law enforcement and emergency response agencies. For those who have offered their time, our Volunteer Coordinator, Michael B. Powers, will be contacting you today. For those who wish to volunteer, please contact us at (716) 741-8930 or

Your thoughts, prayers, and offers of help through this difficult time have been tremendously appreciated as we continue our efforts to assist all parts of our close-knit community. Clarence truly is a great place to live.