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National Transportation Safety Board

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  • NTSB finds sinking of Baltimore tugboat result of mate's misjudgment

    NTSB finds sinking of Baltimore tugboat result of mate's misjudgment
    The National Transportation Safety Board found that a tugboat sank, spilling diesel fuel off Locust Point last year, after a mate misjudged the location of a collapsed pier, according to a report released Tuesday. The mate operating the harbor assist...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • Pilot in Virgin Galactic crash thrown from plane while strapped in seat

    Pilot in Virgin Galactic crash thrown from plane while strapped in seat
    The pilot who survived the Virgin Galactic crash in the Mojave Desert last month was thrown from SpaceShipTwo still strapped in his seat as the plane broke apart in midair, federal investigators reported. Pilot Peter Siebold told investigators that he...
  • NTSB: Deadly East Haven Plane Crash Caused By Pilot Error

    NTSB: Deadly East Haven Plane Crash Caused By Pilot Error
    Pilot error was the probable cause of a crash in August 2013 in which a plane hit two homes in East Haven, killing the pilot and three other people, the National Transportation Safety Board said. The report, released last month, points to the pilot's...
  • NTSB: Surviving SpaceShipTwo pilot thrown clear by breakup

    NTSB: Surviving SpaceShipTwo pilot thrown clear by breakup
    The surviving pilot of Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo was thrown from the rocket-powered vehicle when it broke apart last month, and he was able to unbuckle from his seat before his parachute deployed automatically, officials said on Wednesday. The ...
  • 1st responders take peek inside tank car in training exercise

    1st responders take peek inside tank car in training exercise
    About 60 first responders from a score of Chicago suburbs got an inside look, literally, at the type of railroad car used to haul thousands of gallons of crude oil, ethanol and other potentially hazardous materials through their communities each day....
  • Small-plane crash in Northern California kills both occupants

    Small-plane crash in Northern California kills both occupants
    Authorities were working over the weekend to recover wreckage from a small-plane crash that killed two people near Gilroy. The Cessna 140 crashed Saturday evening "under unknown circumstances" about four miles northwest of Hollister, sustaining...
  • Santa Monica versus the FAA over airport

    Santa Monica versus the FAA over airport
    The Santa Monica Airport has long been embattled. City officials and nearby residents have made no secret of the fact that they are weary of it, especially as larger and larger private jets take off from and land on its single runway. Neighbors, some...