On July 17th, 1996, TWA Flight 800 took off from JFK Airport, on the way to Paris, but it suddenly exploded in the air, near East Moriches, Long Island. While the National Transportation Safety Board said it was an accidental explosion...Show More Summary
Last Friday, April 3rd 2015, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) issued a Safety Recommendation urging the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Ad-ministration (PHMSA) to mandate installation of thermal protection systems for tanks cars transporting Class 3 flammable liquids. The recommendation comes after examination of damaged tanks cars involved in [...]
Officials with the National Transportation Safety Board announced Monday they are examining electrical components from a Feb. 11 smoke and arching incident at Rosslyn for clues about a fatal Metro smoke incident at L’Enfant Plaza on Jan. 12.Read full article >>
The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) today released its “Safer Seas 2014: Lessons Learned From Marine Accident Investigations” report, a compilation of accident investigations that were published in 2014. The [...] The post NTSB Safer Seas 2014 Report – Lessons Learned from Marine Accident Investigations appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.
The National Transportation Safety Board today began a two-day forum on the dangers of trespassing on railroad tracks – a timely issue in the wake of three recent filming-related deaths on train tracks. Art Miller, Hollywood's go-toShow More Summary
The National Transportation Safety Board has issued its final report on the Midnight Rider train accident in Georgia last year that took the life of camera assistant Sarah Jones, determining that that "the probable cause of the accident...Show More Summary
The National Transportation Safety Board on Thursday released a preliminary report on last month's fatal train crash in Oxnard, but the Ventura County District Attorney's Office is still undecided on whether to charge the man who left...Show More Summary
National Transportation Safety Board officials at the scene of the Casselton, North Dakota, derailment and explosion in January 2014. One of the burned out cars is in the background. Randal Palmer reports: The proposed standards call for a hull thickness of 9/16 inch, up from the current 7/16 inch or half inch, depending on car type. Show More Summary
The National Transportation Safety Board will hold a public forum March 24-25 on the dangers of trespassing on the railroad right-of-way.
It’s official: Harrison Ford was not to blame for the March 5 crash of his World War II-era plane, according to an update from a National Transportation Safety Board’s investigation. The cause of the crash was engine failure. The preliminary...Show More Summary
Federal investigators revealed just how lucky actor Harrison Ford is to be alive after crash-landing his plane in southern California last week. The National Transportation Safety Board released its preliminary report on the crash Tuesday, stating that Ford had no choice but to try and land the aircraft after it lost power. Show More Summary
More than 55 years after a plane crash killed Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, and the Big Bopper, and pilot Roger Peterson, the National Transportation Safety Board may re-examine the accident, previously thought to be pilot error in the face of bad weather. Read the rest
A Canadian National oil train derailment and fire in October 2013 was caused by rail fractures and other defects, according to a report released Tuesday by the Transportation Safety Board.
After a D.C. Metro smoke incident led to the death of one woman and the hospitalization of dozens last month, a nationwide audit of transit agencies could be coming if the National Transportation Safety Board gets its way.
Investigators from the National Transportation Safety Board briefed members of Congress about Tuesday's deadly Metro-North crash between a commuter train from Grand Central and an SUV in Westchester County. The lawmakers were shown the wreckage, and Senator Charles Schumer said, "It's like looking into a coffin." [ more › ]
The National Transportation Safety Board is continuing its investigation into the fatal crash between an SUV and a Metro-North train in Westchester County, but they have released some new details. Yesterday NTSB Vice Chairman Robert Sumwalt said the SUV driver was in the crossing at Commerce Street in Valhalla for 30 seconds. [ more › ]
The National Transportation Safety Board has moved the wreckage from the horrific Metro-North crash in Valhalla to a trainyard in White Plains, where investigators are combing through the evidence for clues about the fatal collision. Show More Summary
The National Transportation Safety Board is examining the incident involving an SUV hitting a Metro-North commuter train in Valhalla, New York.
The National Transportation Safety Board concluded that when a light plane fatally crashed eight months ago, it was probably because the pilot had been taking pictures of himself and his passenger, with a flash.
National Transportation Safety Board officials investigating a deadly commuter train crash hope to have answers soon to how fast the train was going, whether its brakes were applied and whether its... To view the full story, click the title link.