If you had told me on the morning of July 7 that I would have lunch on July 8 with the chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board, I would have likely countered with tales of flying pigs or Hamlet-writing monkeys. I knew the odds. In 2013-14, the TWA 800 Project Team made a systematic […]
The captain of the doomed El Faro cargo ship sounded an alarm for his crew to abandon the vessel shortly before it sank last fall in a hurricane near the Bahamas, killing all 33 onboard, the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board said on Wednesday. Twenty-six hours of newly recovered audio,...
The National Transportation Safety Board said Wednesday that will be convening a voyage data recorder group to help develop a detailed transcript of the sounds and discernible words captured on the El Faro’s bridge audio, following the recovery and audition of the ship’s VDR. Show More Summary
A group led by the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has gathered information from the recovered voyage data recorder (VDR) of sunken cargo ship
Yesterday the US National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) released Safer Seas Digest a “one-stop shop” for mariners and others to review concise summaries of a year’s accident investigations. The digest also includes the NTSB’s Top...Show More Summary
The National Transportation Safety Board said Tuesday it has recovered the cargo ship El Faro's voyage data recorder.
The National Transportation Safety Board’s delayed third mission to the wreckage of the El Faro was scheduled to launch Friday with investigators hoping to retrieve the sunken cargo ship’s voyage data recorder. The Military Sealift Command’s...Show More Summary
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) will launch its third mission to the wreckage of the El Faro on Friday from Virginia Beach, Virginia. The mission’s
Local emergency crews maintained their vigil on the east side of a wheat field Sunday morning, waiting for investigators from the National Transportation Safety Board to arrive at the scene of a hot-air balloon crash that claimed at least 16 lives, the worst such disaster in U.S. history. The NTSB...
The hot air balloon crash happened around 7:40 a.m. local time, and the Federal Aviation Administration and National Transportation Safety Board are investigating the scene. Continue reading ? The post Hot air balloon carrying 16 people crashes near Austin, Texas appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
Turns out a simple thing could have saved his life The US National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has released its preliminary report into the Tesla crash that killed Joshua Brown, a 40-year-old Ohio man who was using the car's Autopilot function at the time of his death.…
The National Transportation Safety Board didn’t assign any blame in its initial report into the fatal May 7 crash of a Tesla Model S, but did confirm new details. The agency claims Joshua Brown’s vehicle was in Autopilot mode at theShow More Summary
An Autopiloted Tesla that fatally crashed in Florida in May was being driven at 74 in a 65 zone, according to a preliminary report from the National Transportation Safety Board. The crash has caused all sorts of debates, with some parties...Show More Summary
The National Transportation Safety Board has released a preliminary report and photo concerning the first known fatality of a Tesla car using Autopilot. And it’s pretty gruesome. Earlier reports had stated the a Model S struck a big rig while traveling on a divided highway in central Florida, and...
The initial report from the National Transportation Safety Board released today revealed that the driver in the fatal Tesla Model S crash in Florida in May was driving in Autopilot over the speed limit during the time of the incident. The report has some other new details about the wreck, but not many. Read more...
Both National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the National Transportation Safety Board are currently investigating a fatal crash hat killed Joshua D. Brown back in May, where Brown’s Tesla Model S was cruising in semi-autonomous Autopilot mode. We don’t know what the exact outcome of those will be just yet, but we already know the Feds’ attitude: meh. Read more...
Two freight trains collided in Texas after one ran a stop signal, the National Transportation Safety Board says. Three people died. The section of track did not have Positive Train Control installed.
In addition to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the N.T.S.B. will investigate a Florida crash involving a Tesla operating in Autopilot mode.
Categories: Afternoon Coffee Tags: General News The National Transportation Safety Board has become the second U.S. federal agency to investigate the May crash of a Tesla car operating in autopilot mode. The National Highway TrafficShow More Summary
The National Transportation Safety Board plans to investigate the fatal May 7 Tesla crash to see if the trend of increased automation in driving functions has a dark side, Bloomberg reports. Already, the National Highway Traffic Safety...Show More Summary