Eyewitnesses reported unusual engine noise and that the plane appreared to lose control, veering off to het left and down (away from airport) before the nose dive. I'm not leaping ot any conclusions, however it does bring pause to one's day. From CNN:
9/11 widow apparently on Buffalo flight
* Story Highlights
* Widow of September 11 victim was among those on plane that crashed
* She was on way to Buffalo to mark what would have been husband's 58th birthday
* Beverly Eckert had co-founded advocacy group for September 11 survivors, families
CLARENCE CENTER, New York (CNN) -- Beverly Eckert, widow of a September 11 attack victim, was aboard the Continental flight to Buffalo, New York, that crashed Thursday night, CNN affiliate WGRZ-TV reported.
Eckert, a resident of Stamford, Connecticut, is the widow of Buffalo native Sean Rooney, who died in the 2001 terrorist attack on the World Trade Center. After that attack, Eckert co-founded "Voices of September 11," an advocacy group for survivors and 9/11 families.
9/11 widows demand release of CIA's Inspector General report
06/18/2007 @ 3:23 pm
Filed by RAW STORY
A group composed of widows of 9/11 victims are demanding the release of a key CIA report.
"The report, prepared by the CIA's inspector general, is the only major 9/11 government review that has still not been made publicly available," Michael Isikoff reported in January. "When it was completed in August 2005, Newsweek and other publications reported that it contained sharp criticisms of former CIA director George Tenet and other top agency officials for failing to address the threat posed by Al Qaeda, as well as other mistakes that might have prevented the attacks."
In a statement obtained by RAW STORY, September 11th Advocates Patty Casazza, Monica Gabrielle, Mindy Kleinberg, and Lorie Van Auken write, "Almost six years have passed since the attacks of September 11, 2001, yet critical information continues to be withheld from the American public regarding the attacks.