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Family members come together to remember Flight 3407 victims

Posted at 9:19 AM, Feb 11, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-11 09:19:21-05

(WKBW) — Family members from around the country will gather here in Buffalo to remember the victims who lost their life in the tragic crash of Continental Flight 3407.

Families will lay a wreath and place carnations for the victims at Forest Lawn Cemetery Monday afternoon.

A ceremony will be held at the Flight 3407 Memorial at the Clarence Library and at the site of the crash Tuesday. There will also be a Memorial Service at the Zion Lutheran Church followed by a candal vigil walk to the crash site Tuesday evening.

Landmarks across Buffalo and Niagara Falls including the Peace Bridge, Buffalo City Hall Dome, the Electric Tower will be lit up in red Tuesday evening.

A memorial concert was held Saturday at the Congregation Shir Shalom in Williamsville to pay tribute to those that lost their lives in the crash of Flight 3407.

Tuesday marks 10 years since the crash.

We hope you'll join 7 Eyewitness News on Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. for Remembering Flight 3407: A Legacy of Hope. The special broadcast will remember the lives lost and track a decade of progress in advocating for tougher flight safety regulations in the U.S.