Flight 3407 Memorial

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CLARENCE, NY--  More than three years after the plane crash in Clarence, the Flight 3407 Memorial was dedicated today in memory of those who died.

Photo Gallery:  Flight 3407 Memorial 

The ceremony was held on Long Street in Clarence, where the plane went down on that cold February night.

Fifty people died in the crash.

The flight operated by Colgan Air crashed into a house on Feb. 12, 2009 as it approached Buffalo Niagara International Airport at the end of a short flight from Newark, N.J. All 49 people on board and one of the home's owners, Doug Wielinski, were killed.

At the memorial dedication, the victims' names will be read. Wielinski's wife Karen, who escaped her destroyed home, spoke to reporters after the ceremony.

The tribute features 51 steppingstones, one for each victim and another for the unborn child of one of the passengers.

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