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Volunteer firefighters attempt to put out flames from Continental Airlines Flight 3407 on Thursday after it crashed into a home in Clarence Center, N.Y. killing all 48 people on board and one on the ground according to officials. AP Photo

Fiery plane crash kills 50

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CLARENCE, N.Y. (AP) -- A Continental commuter plane coming in for a landing nose-dived into a house in suburban Buffalo, sparking a fiery explosion that killed all 49 people aboard and a person in the home. It was the nation's first fatal crash of a commercial airliner in 2½ years.

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