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National Transportation Safety Board

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  • Harrison Ford praised for response in crash landing

    Harrison Ford praised for response in crash landing
    Every few years, a small propeller plane from Santa Monica Airport crashes in a residential area. They have hit streets, garages, an apartment house carport and occasionally a home. On Thursday, it happened again. Only this time actor Harrison Ford...
  • Bloodied Harrison Ford asks, 'Where am I?' after plane crash in Venice

    Bloodied Harrison Ford asks, 'Where am I?' after plane crash in Venice
    A bloodied Harrison Ford asked, “Where am I?" as a group of bystanders carefully extracted him from the wreckage of his vintage plane after it crashed Thursday, a witness says. That witness, a spine surgeon, was a first responder when Ford's plane...
  • NTSB has plenty of questions to answer in NYC runway slide

    As the National Transportation Safety Board begins its investigation into a Delta jetliner that slid off a runway while landing during a snowstorm at LaGuardia Airport, there is no shortage of questions to pursue: How big a factor was the snow? Was...
  • Harrison Ford's plane crash could spur efforts to close Santa Monica Airport

    Harrison Ford's plane crash could spur efforts to close Santa Monica Airport
    Actor Harrison Ford was injured Thursday when his vintage airplane experienced engine trouble and crash-landed on a Venice golf course — an accident that could well spur efforts to close Santa Monica Airport. Ford, 72, an experienced pilot and...
  • Plane skids off snowy New York runway, stops next to icy bay

    A Delta jetliner landing at LaGuardia Airport in a driving snowstorm Thursday skidded off a runway and crashed through a chain-link fence, its nose coming to rest just feet from the roiling waters of an icy bay. Six people were hurt in the midday...
  • Transportation board considering reopening Buddy Holly crash

    Transportation board considering reopening Buddy Holly crash
    The National Transportation Safety Board is looking into a request to reopen the investigation of the Iowa plane crash that killed musicians Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and J.P. "The Big Bopper" Richardson. The Civil Aeronautics Board ruled in 1959 that...
  • One of 2 men killed in plane crash was highly experienced pilot

    One of 2 men killed in plane crash was highly experienced pilot
    David John Whitney was certified to fly jumbo jets, seaplanes, a corporate jet, helicopters and gliders. You name it, and Whitney likely knew how to fly it. Whitney was one of two men riding in Whitney's amphibious light aircraft on Monday when it...
  • Police: Calif. commuter train engineer has died of injuries from crash

    Police: Calif. commuter train engineer has died of injuries from crash
    One week after being gravely injured in a collision between a Metrolink train and a pickup truck in Oxnard, the train's engineer has died. Glenn Steele, 62, died early Tuesday of injuries at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center suffered in the Feb. 24 crash in...
  • Two killed in Palm Beach County plane crash

    Two killed in Palm Beach County plane crash
    A single-engine plane crashed in a marshy area within a Palm Beach County wildlife refuge Monday, killing its two passengers and sending rescue workers trudging through knee-high mud and dense brush to reach it. The victims had not been identified late...
  • NTSB links selfies to deadly plane crash near Denver

    NTSB links selfies to deadly plane crash near Denver
    Federal investigators say selfies were a likely factor in a small plane crash near Denver last year that killed two people. The National Transportation Safety Board says recordings from a GoPro camera found near the wreckage show the pilot and a...
  • Feds: Metro North Should Replace Bolts On New M-8 Train Cars

    Feds: Metro North Should Replace Bolts On New M-8 Train Cars
    A new federal report from the investigation into Metro-North's 2013 derailment in Bridgeport concludes that bolts on the railroad's brand-new M-8 cars are too weak. The National Transportation Safety Board is recommending that Metro-North replace...