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The mother of the co-pilot who died in a plane crash near Buffalo, New York, in February, said Thursday that her daughter and the pilot were "being used as a scapegoat."

Lynn Morris' daughter, First Officer Rebecca Shaw, was among the 50 people killed in the crash of the plane, operated by Colgan Air. Morris made the comments on the final day of investigative hearings held by the National Transportation Safety Board.

"I think I walked out of the hearings in shock, because I truly felt that both she and the captain were being used as a scapegoat," Morris said. Read full article »

CNN's Allan Chernoff contributed to this report.

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