flight 3407 family member will attend state of the union

flight 3407 family member will attend state of the unionfrom wben: Karen Eckert, whose sister Beverly Eckert died in the crash of Flight 3407 in Clarence, will attend President Obama's State of the Union speech tonight as a guest of Senator Charles Schumer. Since the February 2009 crash, Eckert and other families of crash victims have worked to make historic improvements in flight safety. Her sister Beverly was a key leader of 9/11 family groups. Beverly Eckert lost her husband, Sean Rooney, when the Twin Towers fell. Schumer said Karen Eckert has worked to pressure decision makers to make much-needed improvements in pilot training and air passenger awareness and safety.

flashback: 9/11 widow & activist among 50 killed in ny plane crash & interview w/ alex constantine on flight 3407

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