| Nov 10, 2013
| 8:41 AM
The Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transportation Safety Board are investigating an explosion in a hot-air balloon Saturday in Temecula.
The blast injured four passengers, three of them seriously, officials said.
One of the...
| Nov 9, 2013
| 4:37 PM
An explosion in a hot air balloon injured four passengers near Temecula early Saturday, authorities said.
One of the passengers was sent to a burn center and two transported to trauma centers, the Riverside County Fire Department said. A fourth...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 7:40 AM
Join a discussion with Times reporter Ari Bloomekatz at 9 a.m. about the National Transportation Safety Board’s findings on a fatal bus crash in San Bernardino that showed the vehicle had significant maintenance issues and federal regulators...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 9:37 AM
A small plane that crashed in September outside Bolingbrook's Clow International Airport touched down several times on the runway before taking off again, making a left turn and crashing.
The details, released Thursday by the National Transportation...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 11:15 AM
The head of the National Transportation Safety Board on Thursday chastised federal regulators for lax oversight of the tour bus industry, citing the deadly crash in February near Yucaipa that killed seven passengers and seriously injured about a dozen...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 1:22 PM
Officials in Midland, Texas, and organizers of a weekend celebration honoring military veterans bear some responsibility for a deadly crash between a freight train and a float carrying veterans and their loved ones, according to the National...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 6:25 AM
The family of a woman killed in a plane crash at Santa Monica Airport in September has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the estate of the deceased pilot.
Kyla Dupont’s three sons filed the complaint in Los Angeles County Superior Court...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 4:21 PM
Two CTA electrical workers have been fired and two other employees suspended as a result of a collision in September between a "ghost train'' that traveled on its own for almost a mile after leaving a West Side rail yard and struck a Blue Line train...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 5:09 PM
CTA employees are being “verbally attacked daily by angry riders’’ who are blaming them for problems with the new transit fare-payment system, the rail worker union’s leader said Thursday, calling on the agency to scrap Ventra...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 1:52 PM
The unoccupied out-of-service CTA train that ran into a stopped Blue Line train carrying passengers this week had been left with the power still on in a storage yard by CTA workers, the National Transportation Safety Board said Friday.
| Oct 3, 2013
| 8:45 AM
Federal railroad experts investigating this week's Blue Line crash said Wednesday their early findings have led them to consider emergency recommendations to the CTA, a move that would signal concerns of a future accident.
Investigators didn't elaborate...