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All right -- the flight took off from Newark liberty airport as -- mentioned New Jersey and that is where fox New York reporter WNYW.
Reporter Katherine Craig is right now.
-- bring us up to date here on at least what you're hearing on the ground effect according to what we've heard thus far.
We we've only heard communication from the tower just moments before the plane went down but what are they saying it in new work right now.
You know as far as what's happening here and let me just tell you the wind is picking up it's getting colder but the last time we checked the flights coming at a new work.
They are on time right now yesterday though as you know we had fifty mile an hour winds and flight 3407.
Actually took -- two hours late.
And some people didn't get on that flight -- they miss that connection and they did not get on the doomed plane as far as what's happening here at Newark Airport there's a family assistance center and Red Cross volunteers have been here since.
Late last night so even started writing about 4 o'clock this morning I don't from -- county executive from that area.
-- the plane crashed he said -- White House just that one house was leveled he said the plane came down.
A steep angle that it was coming down fast and only had that one house although some other houses were hit with a limited degree but no other houses.
Caught on fire as far as the passenger manifests that we haven't received a list but as you've been reporting.
They are -- there are some of the family members are confirming that their loved ones were on that.
-- including Beverly Eckert she -- though widow.
Sean Rooney who died on 9/11 there's also a woman from New Jersey she was part of they a female hockey -- And -- apparently has some other teammates on that plane they were headed to buffalo she went to buffalo state college.
She was going there for a reunion among the -- hockey teammates and then there was a young woman a -- -- it.
From Florida headed up there -- -- buffalo.
Just to be home and her brother had talked with Fox News earlier.
Basically saying that he didn't know how to break this -- his parents and it was a simply devastating for them.
But for -- family member.
They're trying to cope -- this Red Cross counselors are here at Newark trying to help them back to you Catherine the stories are just so so horrible yet.
Just give us a sense.
What if continental said because I know unfortunately we've learned -- -- the death poll has risen by one.
I assume that part of the issue here was the delay in the airplane taking off.
But have they given any guidance as to what might have happened up in the air.
Well you know what it's it's interesting we noted there it was a lot of snow coming down and at the time went like thirty for a seven -- it was about six miles from the runway where it was cleared the land and then.
It just came down and there was no mayday call there was some kind of communication between air traffic and the pilot but then the -- minutes before it crashed and there was no mayday call at all and some other.
A pilot who are in the air at that time apparently they've been blogging -- Fox News this morning saying that they did experience some icing on.
On their windshield and at that point there was so much ice is not very much that you can do so it's unsure -- weather's a factor was there mechanical failure we noted that something that federal investigators will be looking at.
All right Catherine Craig would WNYW.
Thank you so much for the excellent reporting we'll check in with you -- a little while.
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