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In pictures: NY air crash inquiry

Firefighter at scene of crash in Clarence Center, New York, on 13/2/09

An investigation has begun into what caused a commuter plane to crash into a house in New York state, killing 50 people.

Accident investigators walk to the scene in Clarence Center, New York, on 13/2/09

Teams of police, special agents and air safety officials have been involved in the search for clues in Clarence Center.

Scene of the plane crash in Clarence Center, New York, on 13/2/09

Recordings on the black boxes recovered from the scene reveal the pilots noticed a build-up of ice on the wings before landing.

Media trucks in Clarence Center, New York, on 13/2/09

The crash has thrown the media spotlight on the small hamlet of Clarence Center, a suburb of Buffalo.

Sign for memorial service in Clarence Center, New York, on 13/2/09

A memorial service was held on Friday evening for mourners to pay their respects to those who had died.

Mourner at a service in the Eastern Hills Wesleyan Church in Clarence, New York, on 13/2/09

Among those being remembered were a 9/11 widow and lobbyist, a human rights activist, students and musicians.

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