| Oct 22, 2014
| 1:30 PM
WASHINGTON A trash truck driver talking on a hands-free mobile device caused a 2013 Maryland train collision that led to a 15-car derailment and explosion, U.S. investigators said on Wednesday.
The crash at Rosedale, Maryland, involving a CSX Corp...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 3:16 PM
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A California firefighting plane that crashed while battling a wildlands blaze near Yosemite National park this month is believed to have gone down after its wing struck a tree and broke off, the results of an investigation showed...
| Oct 20, 2014
| 12:45 PM
The pilot of a small plane was killed Monday morning after it crashed in a picnic area on the north shore of Big Bear Lake, fire officials said.
The San Bernardino County Fire Department reported the pilot, who was the plane's only occupant, was dead by...
| Oct 20, 2014
| 8:28 AM
Skeletal remains and aircraft wreckage found in Marion County have been linked to a Zephyrhills pilot who vanished in April.
Pilot Theodore Weiss, 74, departed from Dunnellon/Marion County Airport and never arrived at his destination in Zephyrhills, a...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 6:39 PM
While acknowledging that Metra is "generally compliant" with U.S. regulations, a federal investigation into three incidents this summer concluded there are "many issues that negatively impact safety."
The Federal Railroad Administration, in a report...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 7:48 AM
Federal transportation officials are headed to San Bernardino National Forest to investigate a plane crash near Big Bear airport Thursday afternoon.
Investigators with the National Transportation Safety Board are expected to begin surveying the wreckage...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 12:39 PM
The wing of an air tanker that crashed while being used to fight a wildfire near Yosemite National Park last week may have struck a tree before going down, according to a report by federal investigators.
The S-2T tanker was destroyed on impact Oct. 7...
| Oct 4, 2014
| 11:11 AM
(Reuters) - A medical helicopter transporting a patient to a north Texas hospital crashed early Saturday near downtown Wichita Falls, killing the passenger and injuring all three crew members, authorities said.
The patient, whose name was not immediately...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 7:00 AM
On Feb. 9, 2011, natural gas from a cracked cast-iron pipe fueled a massive explosion that lit up the sky in Allentown, killing five people and destroying eight row homes at 13th and Allen streets.
The explosion echoed another — just six months...
| Oct 12, 2014
| 3:52 PM
Two people walked away Sunday afternoon after a single-engine plane crashed at a construction site and flipped over about three miles northwest of the Boca Raton Airport, according to federal officials.
No injuries were reported when the Cessna 180...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 1:08 PM
The air tanker that went down while fighting a wildfire near Yosemite National Park this week, killing the pilot, did not appear to have mechanical issues, officials announced Friday.
The finding by National Transportation Safety Board investigators...