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National Transportation Safety Board

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  • Small plane makes emergency landing at Lake Mead beach

    A small plane that lost power made an emergency landing on a Lake Mead beach near Las Vegas, causing minor injuries to some women celebrating the weekend's popular electric music festival. Authorities said the Piper Saratoga left North Las Vegas...
  • CTA to overhaul bus driver training after fatal crash

     CTA to overhaul bus driver training after fatal crash
    An out-of-control CTA bus that plowed into vehicles and killed a pedestrian during the evening rush hour on Michigan Avenue last week exposed systemic weaknesses in the way the transit agency trains, assigns and supervises new bus drivers, CTA President...
  • Pilot faulted in reality TV helicopter crash that killed 3

    A helicopter pilot working on a reality television show was the likely cause of a crash that killed him and two other people, federal investigators have determined. The determination was contained in a probable cause report by the National Transportation...
  • Air Force Thunderbirds among performers at Dayton air show

    The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds and a jet team from France are among the performers flying the skies in an annual air show in southwest Ohio. The Thunderbirds were scheduled to will fly six F-16 Fighting Falcons fighter jets at the Vectren Dayton Air...
  • Agenda set for fact-finding hearing on Metro smoke

    The National Transportation Safety Board has set its final agenda for a two-day hearing on a deadly electrical malfunction on the Metro in Washington where a train inside a tunnel filled with smoke. The NTSB released its final agenda Friday for the fact-...
  • Utah board of ed member, wife, 2 children die in plane crash

    A Utah State Board of Education member, his wife and two of their children died Friday morning and another child was hurt when their small plane crashed while taking off from a relative's grass airstrip in southwest Missouri, authorities said. Missouri...
  • Newlyweds sue Amtrak over train crash

    PHILADELPHIA Two newlyweds who were injured in the crash of Amtrak train 188 on May 12 have sued the rail line and engineer Brandon Bostian in federal district court in Philadelphia, alleging that reckless operation of the train caused its derailment....
  • Congressional delegation says Metro still has safety issues

    Members of Congress from the Washington area say they're troubled that the Metro subway system isn't doing enough to ensure that passengers are safe following a fatal malfunction in January. The regional delegation received a briefing on Metro safety...
  • Executive gets 12 years in deadly helicopter fraud case

    A former executive was sentenced Tuesday to nearly 13 years in prison after admitting he provided false performance specifications to win a firefighting contract for a helicopter that crashed on a 2008 forest fire in California, killing seven firefighters...
  • Feds order inspections of train tunnel ventilation systems

    Federal transit officials said Wednesday they are ordering the inspection of ventilation systems in train tunnels nationwide after an electrical malfunction filled a train inside a Washington tunnel with smoke, leading to a passenger's death. The...
  • NTSB expected to investigate close call at Midway

    NTSB expected to investigate close call at Midway
    Confusion over similar-sounding flight numbers is under investigation as the cause of a close call between two airliners taking off on intersecting runways at Midway Airport, an aviation source said Wednesday. A Southwest Airlines plane, Flight 3828, was...