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National Transportation Safety Board

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  • Tanker pilot's body recovered as Yosemite fire battle continues

    As investigators arrived Wednesday to determine the cause of a fatal air tanker crash at Yosemite National Park, officials temporarily grounded the Cal Fire airplane fleet and rescuers retrieved the pilot's body from a steep canyon. Geoffrey Craig Hunt,...
  • California state air tankers grounded after deadly crash

    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - California's 22 firefighting airplanes were kept out of the skies for evaluation on Wednesday, a day after an air tanker crashed in flames while helping quell a wildfire in Yosemite National Park, killing the pilot, officials said....
  • Corrections and clarifications for Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014

    •A story on Page 1 Tuesday misspelled the name of Weeghman Park, which became Wrigley Field. •In a story on Oct. 1 about regulations for older pilots, an official of the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association said that the National...
  • Car 'infotainment' systems ranked by distraction level in study

    Car 'infotainment' systems ranked by distraction level in study
    Vehicle voice-activated "infotainment'' systems that are complicated or just take longer to navigate create the highest levels of driver distraction and safety risks, according to a new study that ranked six brands installed by automakers. The study,...
  • Medical copter crashes in north Texas, killing patient

    (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...
  • Ethanol industry pushes back on rail safety improvements

    Ethanol industry pushes back on rail safety improvements
    WASHINGTON Ethanol producers are pushing back hard against new rail safety rules after a federal study found that ethanol poses hazards equal to or greater than crude oil in rail transportation. An analysis of tank car damage in derailments published...
  • Just assume your credit and debit card data were hacked

    Sure, your credit and debit card information is safe and secure. Just like the White House. So commonplace have revelations of data hacks, security breaches and compromised confidentiality become that it's not worth waiting for formal notification...
  • Tracy Morgan: 'I Can't Believe Walmart is Blaming Me' for Accident Injuries

    Tracy Morgan has spoken out against Walmart after the company said the comedian should have been wearing a seat belt during the accident that left him severely injured and killed his friend. "After I heard what Walmart said in court I felt I had to speak...
  • Truck driver in deadly Oklahoma crash did not take evasive action: official

    AUSTIN Texas (Reuters) - There was no sign the driver of a truck that hit a bus, killing four college softball players from Texas, tried to avoid the collision after he left an Oklahoma highway traveling at about 70 miles per hour, U.S. officials said...
  • Actor Tracy Morgan wasn't wearing seatbelt in June crash, Wal-Mart says

    By Jonathan Stempel Sept 29 (Reuters) - Actor and comedian Tracy Morgan and others in his limousine were not wearing seat belts when their vehicle was struck by a Wal-Mart truck in a June highway accident, the retailer said on Monday. Wal-Mart Stores...
  • Wal-Mart says Tracy Morgan wasn't wearing seat belt during June crash

    Tracy Morgan and others in his limousine were not wearing seat belts during a June highway accident that left a fellow comedian dead, Wal-Mart alleged Monday in its response to his lawsuit. The lawsuit, filed in July in U.S. District Court in New Jersey...