Summary: pilot at the controls of Continental Connection Flight 3407, which crashed into a house under icy conditions, killing everyone aboard and a man in the house, in which a National Transportation Safety Board member said the pilot appeared to have ignored recommendations from the NTSB and his employer that the autopilot be turned off under icy conditions, but investigators also raised the possibility that the pilot overreacted by yanking the yoke back, further destabilizing the plane.
Cause of Death: Airplane accident
Born: circa 1961
Died: February 12, 2009
Location: Buffalo, New York