Industry changes will go far beyond Colgan accident The flight took off in the darkness on what should have been a routine journey for the crew and passengers of the small regional airline. Upon descent, the aircraft was approaching its destination in a right-wing-low attitude when its heading changed 180 deg. and it fell out of the sky, killing all onboard. But this was not the Feb. 12, 2009, crash of Continental Connection 3407, a Q400 operated by Colgan Air. This accident ...

Subscribe to Access this Entire Article

"Has the Regional Bubble Burst?" is part of ATW Plus, our online premium membership. Subscribing will provide you access to exclusive news, carefully researched airline financial, fleet and traffic data, plus the option to receive our popular, award-winning print magazine. To learn more, click here. If viewing via ATW Mobile, please login and click "Read web article" to view fully. Questions? ATWPlus@penton.com.

Already registered? here.