President to Meet with Families of Flight 3407

September 27, 2013 Updated May 12, 2010 at 3:46 PM EDT

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President to Meet with Families of Flight 3407

September 27, 2013 Updated May 12, 2010 at 3:46 PM EDT

BUFFALO, NY (WKBW) -- Eyewitness News has learned that President Obama is planning to meet with the families of victims of flight 3407 Thursday while in Buffalo.

3407 families have been working with Congress to pass new federal aviation regulations meant to improve airline safety.

The written bill has to be passed by the weekend of July 4 or it will expire, requiring lawmakers to start the process over.

Sources would not reveal the time or place of the meeting, however they indicated that the meeting would be private.