FAA seeks new antifatigue rules after Buffalo crash

According to the Buffalo News ” The Federal Aviation Administration will seek to modernize rules governing when and how much pilots can fly after the Feb. 12 crash of Continental Connection Flight 3407 in Clarence raised concerns that the crew might have been fatigued.

Randy Babbitt, the new FAA administrator, announced his commitment to new anti-fatigue rules Monday as regional airline executives gathered with federal officials for a “call to action” on flight safety.