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Pilot's poor decision-making caused worst hot-air balloon crash in history, NTSB says

16 hours agoNews : USAToday: News

The National Transportation Safety Board said the pilot was impaired by his medical conditions and medications before the crash that killed 16 in Texas.        

Federal officials investigate drone collision with Army helicopter near New York City

last weekNews : USAToday: News

The National Transportation Safety Board said Thursday it is investigating a collision between an Army helicopter and a private drone.        

NASCAR: modified legend Ted Christopher dies in plane crash

By AMANDA VINCENT NASCAR modified racing legend Ted Christopher was killed in a plane crash at 1:53 p.m. ET Saturday near Guilford, Con. He was 59. The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating the crash. “We are all saddened to learn of the tragic plane crash this afternoon that claimed the lives of NASCAR driver [...]

Fatal Tesla Autopilot crash due to ‘over-reliance on automation, lack of safeguards’

last monthVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

The United States’ National Transport Safety Board (NTSB) has released its final findings on the fatal crash involving a Tesla Model S operating in semi-autonomous Autopilot mode. The crash occurred in Flordia in May 2016 when Joshua Brown’s Tesla Model S collided with the underside of a tractor-trailer as the truck turned onto the non-controlled […]

The Telsa autopilot crash that killed one was mostly due to human error

The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has determined that the 2016 crash of a Tesla Model S, which resulted in the death of the driver, was primarily due to the errors on the driver’s part, The Next Web reports. The driver...Show More Summary

Tesla shares blame for fatal Autopilot crash according to NTSB report

last monthTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has completed its investigation into a fatal crash involving a semi-truck and a Tesla Model S utilizing automated driving systems. The reasons for the crash are complex, but the report...Show More Summary

NTSB Investigators to Determine Cause of ‘El Faro’ Sinking in December

The National Transportation Safety Board plans to meet in December to determine the probable cause of the October 2015 sinking of the American cargo ship El Faro in the Atlantic Ocean. The 790-foot vessel set sail from Jacksonville, Florida, on a voyage to San Juan, Puerto Rico, Sept. Show More Summary

Tesla's fatal Autopilot crash is a reminder that we are still a long ways from truly autonomous vehicles (TSLA)

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) held a hearing on Tuesday and found that Tesla's semi-self-driving Autopilot technology contributed to a fatal crash last year involving one of the company's Model S sedans. This is serious...Show More Summary

Operational Limits Played ‘Major Role’ in Fatal Tesla Autopilot Crash, Says NTSB

According to a preliminary report from the National Transportation Safety Board, the “operational limitations” of Tesla’s Autopilot system played “major role” in a highly publicized crash in May of 2016 that resulted in the death of a Model S driver. Show More Summary

US authorities conclude last year’s fatal Tesla crash was mostly human error

The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) today determined that a fatal 2016 accident involving a semi truck and a partially-autonomous car was caused by a combination of factors. This includes its assessment that the car, a Tesla Model S, played a ‘major role’ in the accident by allowing its driver to leave autopilot mode engaged. Show More Summary

'System safeguards' lacking in Tesla crash on autopilot: NTSB

By David Shepardson WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The chairman of the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) said on Tuesday "operational limitations" in the Tesla Model S played a "major role" in a May 2016 crash that killed a driver using the vehicle's semi-autonomous "Autopilot" system. Show More Summary

NTSB says Tesla was partly to blame for fatal 2016 Autopilot crash

In May 2016, a Tesla Model S being controlled by the Autopilot system crashed into a truck-trailer in Florida, killing the sole occupant. Since the day of the crash, the National Transportation Safety Board has been hustling to work out what went wrong. Show More Summary

Tesla's Autopilot system is partially to blame for a fatal crash, federal investigators say (TSLA)

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) said Tuesday that aspects of Tesla Autopilot played a role in a fatal crash involving Joshua Brown, 40, in May 2016, Reuters reported. The NTSB, an independent government investigativeShow More Summary

NTSB recommends camera usage on-board all rail transit vehicles

Independent US Government investigative agency National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has issued a recommendation to install crash-resistant inward and outward facing cameras on-board all rail transit vehicles.

NTSB Wants All Rail Transit Vehicles Equipped With Inward- and Outward-Facing Cameras

The National Transportation Safety Board issued three safety recommendations Thursday, calling upon industry to install crash-resistant inward- and outward-facing cameras in all rail transit vehicles.

Pilot at error in fatal crash of innovative ICON plane, say federal investigators

The National Transportation Safety Board released its final report today on the fatal May crash of an Icon A5 plane on the banks of California’s Lake Berryessa. The federal agency ruled that the accident was the result of the pilot’s “failure to maintain clearance from terrain while maneuvering at a low altitude. Show More Summary

Photos show how close an Air Canada jet came to causing one of the worst aviation disasters in history

On Wednesday, the National Transportation Safety Board released an update on its investigation of the near-disaster involving an Air Canada jet's aborted landing in San Francisco on July 7. According to the NTSB, Air Canada Flight 759...Show More Summary

Dramatic pictures show Air Canada flight nearly hitting planes in San Francisco

3 months agoNews : USAToday: News

The National Transportation Safety Board released pictures Wednesday showing how close an Air Canada flight came to hitting planes on a taxiway July 7.        

Train Approach Warning from Watchman, Lookout, Subject of NTSB Safety Alert

The National Transportation Safety Board Monday issued a Safety Alert warning rail workers of the risks of working on the tracks using only a watchman/lookout to provide the train approach warning.

NY: NTSB Blames Driver for Fatal Metro-North Valhalla Crash; Husband Lashes Out

The Scarsdale mom who drove her car onto the Harlem Line train tracks caused the deadliest crash in Metro-North history, the National Transportation Safety Board has found.

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