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National Transportation Safety Board

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  • Asiana Airlines fined $500,000 for response to San Francisco crash

    Asiana Airlines has been fined $500,000 for failing to assist passengers and their families following last year's crash in San Francisco, federal transportation officials announced Tuesday, noting that it took up to five days for the airline to contact...
  • Pilot tried to return to runway in Wellington crash

    Pilot tried to return to runway in Wellington crash
    The pilot of a homebuilt aircraft apparently lost power and tried to return to the runway, only to crash into a pond at the Wellington Aero Club last week, the National Transportation Safety Board said in a preliminary report Tuesday. Just before the...
  • Guild works with agencies probing camera assistant's death in Georgia

    Guild works with agencies probing camera assistant's death in Georgia
    The union representing cinematographers and camera operators said it was working with government agencies investigating the death last week of a camera assistant working on a movie in Georgia. Sarah Jones, 27, was struck and killed by a freight train...
  • NTSB weighs role of fatigue, pilot error in Alabama UPS plane crash

    The pilots of a UPS cargo jet killed in a crash in August had complained about the company's work schedules but also made mistakes shortly before the plane flew into a hillside and burst into flames, a National Transportation Safety Board investigative...
  • Metrolink to roll out collision avoidance system

    Metrolink to roll out collision avoidance system
    The Metrolink passenger railroad Thursday will become the first commuter service in the nation to roll out a sophisticated collision avoidance system designed to overcome human error. Had so-called positive train control been in place five years ago,...
  • Bounty's sinking result of 'reckless' decision in Hurricane Sandy

    The captain went down with his ship. The body of Capt. Robin Walbridge, a stubborn and profane seaman who often said he feared no storm, was never found after the tall ship Bounty sank in the Atlantic Ocean after being pummeled by Hurricane Sandy on...
  • Horrific Florida wrong-way crash caught on video; 5 dead

    Horrific Florida wrong-way crash caught on video; 5 dead
    Two wrong-way crashes, at opposite ends of the nation, have left 11 people dead in Florida and California, officials said. In Florida, the fiery head-on collision was caught on dramatic video, capturing the violence of the crash. In the Florida...
  • Lisa Madigan: Identity thieves targeting children in Illinois

    Lisa Madigan: Identity thieves targeting children in Illinois
    WASHINGTON — Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan plans to appear before Congress on Wednesday to declare that identity theft is a major problem in the state, with some culprits targeting children because of their clean credit histories. Since...
  • Teen run over by rescuers was already dead, report on jet crash says

    Teen run over by rescuers was already dead, report on jet crash says
    A teenage passenger who was killed in the July crash landing of an Asiana Airlines jetliner was already dead when she was struck by two rescue vehicles, a report released by San Francisco airport and fire officials claims. Ye Meng Yuan — a 16-...
  • Passengers from Asiana crash sue Boeing

    Passengers from Asiana crash sue Boeing
    A group of passengers who were aboard an Asiana Airlines flight that crash-landed at San Francisco International Airport last summer filed a personal injury lawsuit against Boeing Friday alleging that negligence by the company contributed to the crash....
  • NTSB to open hearings on Asiana Airlines crash

    Federal safety officials will hold an investigative hearing starting Tuesday to explore the Asiana Airlines crash in San Francisco that killed three passengers and injured more than 180 in July. On Tuesday and Wednesday in Washington, the National...