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National Transportation Safety Board

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  • 1 dead, dozens hurt when smoke fills Washington, D.C., subway station

    1 dead, dozens hurt when smoke fills Washington, D.C., subway station
    One person died and dozens more were taken to hospitals after smoke mysteriously filled a subway tunnel and a major Metro station in Washington, D.C., on Monday afternoon and forced evacuations, officials said. Eighty-four patients were taken to...
  • Funerals held for Illinois family killed in plane crash

    Three members of a southern Illinois family killed in a Kentucky plane crash that a 7-year-old girl survived were remembered during a private funeral. Friday's services at a church in Nashville, Illinois, for Marty Gutzler, wife Kim Gutzler and their 9-...
  • Loss of AirAsia flight parallels 2009 Air France ocean crash that changed pilot training

    The jet dropped from the sky swiftly, without a mayday call. It was quickly swallowed up by the waves. It took nearly two years to find the black boxes from Air France Flight 447, but the Rio de Janeiro to Paris flight that fell into the Atlantic Ocean...
  • 7-year-old crash survivor may be able to help investigators determine what brought plane down

    Sailor Gutzler, the 7-year-old girl who survived a plane crash, walked a mile through the cold, dark woods to safety and then helped authorities locate the wreckage and remains of her family, may not be done helping investigators. National Transportation...
  • 'Divine intervention': How a young plane crash survivor found safety

    Flying wasn't something that filled Marty Gutzler with fear, if the photos the pilot had posted to Facebook last week were any indication. A father and husband, he'd taken a grinning selfie in the pilot's seat of a small plane, headset on, as two young...
  • Town mourning after plane crash kills several members of local family, spares 7-year-old

    Piper Gutzler's desk no longer holds her belongings in her fourth-grade classroom, but rather letters and pictures from her schoolmates. Similar remembrances found their way into her locker at the southern Illinois school on students' first day back since...
  • FAA to require airlines use data analysis to spot safety trends, prevent accidents

    FAA to require airlines use data analysis to spot safety trends, prevent accidents
    New federal rules announced Wednesday will require airlines to collect and analyze safety data in an effort to spot troubling trends and help prevent accidents. The Federal Aviation Administration said the causes of 123 accidents between 2001 and 2010...
  • Illinois town pays respects to plane crash victims

    Hundreds of mourners gathered in a southern Illinois middle-school gymnasium Thursday to remember three members of a family killed last week in a Kentucky plane crash. A line stretched through the halls of the school in Nashville, Illinois, and then...
  • 'Brave' girl survives plane crash that kills 4 in her family; aircraft departed from Fla.

    Bleeding and alone, 7-year-old Sailor Gutzler had just survived a plane crash that killed her family. She walked through about a mile of woods and thick briar patches, wearing only a short-sleeve shirt, shorts and no shoes in near-freezing temperatures...
  • Child survivor of plane crash walked alone through woods for help

    Larry Wilkins was watching the evening news Friday when he heard a knock on his door. Standing on his porch was 7-year-old Sailor Gutzler, who said through her tears that she has just been in a plane crash. Stunned, Wilkins, 71, took the child in, put...
  • One dead as small plane crashes in street near Van Nuys Airport

    One dead as small plane crashes in street near Van Nuys Airport
    A 40-year-old man was killed Friday afternoon when a small plane crashed in a busy commercial intersection near Van Nuys Airport and a local hospital, fire officials said. The single-engine Lancair crashed about 1:14 p.m. under unknown circumstances...