Responding to media speculation that pilot error may have played a role in last week's fatal Colgan Air Q400 crash outside Buffalo, the airline said its training programs "meet or exceed the regulatory requirements for all major airlines" and that Capt. Marvin Renslow had 3,379 hr. of flight time, 172 hr. of training on the Q400 and was "fully" qualified to operate the turboprop. The Virginia-based carrier, a subsidiary of Pinnacle Airlines Corp., said it felt "compelled" to issue its ...

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