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National Transportation Safety Board

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  • Preliminary report on NY train-car collision due this month

    Federal investigators expect to issue a preliminary report this month on the fiery collision between a commuter train and an SUV in the New York City suburbs that killed six. However, such preliminary reports from the National Transportation Safety Board...
  • Victims of Southwest Miami-Dade plane crash were with Venezuela company; probe begins

    MIAMI The twin-engine airplane that crashed Wednesday in Southwest Miami-Dade County, killing all four people aboard, belonged to the Venezuelan unit of Brink's security company, a company spokesman told the Miami Herald. Ed Cunningham said the plane...
  • 4 dead in plane crash in rural part of southern Florida; pilot reported engine trouble

    Florida authorities say a twin-engine propeller plane crashed in a rural part of Miami-Dade County shortly after takeoff Wednesday, killing all four people aboard. Federal Aviation Administration spokeswoman Kathleen Bergen identified the plane as a...
  • 4 killed in plane crash near Kendall airport

    KENDALL, Fla. A small plane crashed into trees, broke apart and burst into flames Wednesday afternoon in Southwest Miami-Dade County, killing all four people on board, authorities said. The Beech 1900 aircraft went down two miles west of Miami...
  • 4 dead in plane crash in south Miami-Dade

    4 dead in plane crash in south Miami-Dade
    A twin-engine propeller plane crashed in a rural part of Miami-Dade County shortly after takeoff Wednesday killed all four people aboard. Federal Aviation Administration spokeswoman Kathleen Bergen identified the plane as a Beechcraft 1900 that had been...
  • Federal investigators say ventilation fans pushed smoke toward stricken DC subway train

    Instead of pushing smoke out of a subway tunnel, ventilation fans actually pulled it toward a stalled train, exacerbating the choking atmosphere aboard the train that led to the death of a passenger in downtown Washington, federal investigators said...
  • After deadly D.C. Metro smoke incident, nationwide audit recommended

    After deadly D.C. Metro smoke incident, nationwide audit recommended
    After a D.C. Metro smoke incident led to the death of one woman and the hospitalization of dozens last month, a nationwide audit of transit agencies could be coming if the National Transportation Safety Board gets its way. The NTSB recommended Wednesday...
  • Witness tells NTSB that neither pilot veered before mid-air small plane crash near Wasilla

    Two small airplanes made no attempts to veer away from each other before a Jan. 31 midair collision near Wasilla, a witness told investigators from the National Transportation Safety Board. The two Piper PA-18 Super Cubs hit at right angles, according to...
  • Medical examiner says all 6 killed in NY train-car collision had blunt-force injuries, burns

    All six of the people killed in a fiery collision between a commuter train and an SUV in the New York City suburbs suffered blunt-force injuries and burns, a medical examiner announced Tuesday. A brief statement released by Westchester County did not...
  • Commuter Nightmare: Six Lives Lost At Crossing

     Commuter Nightmare: Six Lives Lost At Crossing
    In the sea of New York City commuters rushing through Grand Central Terminal at the end of the day, they were just five faces among the thousands. Three worked in finance, one worked at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the fifth was a research...
  • 'Like daggers': Did the electrified third rail's design make New York train wreck deadlier?

    It was a hellish scenario investigators had never seen before: 400 feet of electrified third rail snapped into 12 pieces and speared a commuter train during a fiery collision with an SUV. Now officials want to know whether the rail's unusual design...