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National Transportation Safety Board

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  • Two Southwest Airlines jets clip wings on tarmac at Burbank airport

    Two Southwest Airlines jets clipped wings Saturday morning as one plane was being pushed back from the terminal at Bob Hope Airport in Burbank, airport and airline officials said. Nobody was injured and the two Boeing 737s were taken out of service...
  • Civil aviation group holds fly-in at Frederick headquarters

    A national organization for small plane owners is holding its annual fly-in at Frederick Municipal Airport. The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association says the event Saturday is one of five the group is hosting around the country this year. The public...
  • Questions remain about fatal CTA bus crash

    Questions remain about fatal CTA bus crash
    The CTA says a bus driver involved in a fatal crash on Michigan Avenue came to a stop at a red light on eastbound Lake Street, then inexplicably drove through it into Michigan Avenue traffic, killing one woman and injuring seven others and himself. As...
  • Amtrak CEO says technology could have prevented Philly derailment

    Amtrak CEO says technology could have prevented Philly derailment
    — An emotional Amtrak CEO pledged to lawmakers Tuesday that safety technology that could have prevented a deadly derailment last month in Philadelphia will be put into operation, while Democrats and Republicans exchanged barbs over whether...
  • House hearing on Amtrak crash focuses on train safety technology

    House hearing on Amtrak crash focuses on train safety technology
    At least 69 people have died since 2004 in train crashes that could have been prevented if technology that overrides human error had been installed, federal investigators said Tuesday at a congressional hearing into last month’s deadly Amtrak...
  • Amtrak CEO vows to put safety technology into operation

    Amtrak CEO vows to put safety technology into operation
    WASHINGTON — An emotional Amtrak CEO pledged to lawmakers Tuesday that safety technology that could have prevented a deadly derailment last month in Philadelphia will be put into operation, while Democrats and Republicans exchanged barbs over...
  • Leaders should never jump to conclusions

    Leaders should never jump to conclusions
    I try not to get irked by the careless and insensitive things that politicians do, but when Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter jumped to conclusions about the horrific Amtrak train 188 crash that killed eight and injured hundreds, it was beyond the pale....
  • Amtrak to install cameras in locomotives

    Amtrak to install cameras in locomotives
    Amtrak said Tuesday it will install video cameras inside locomotive cabs to record the actions of train engineers, a move that follows a deadly derailment earlier this month in which investigators are searching for clues to the train engineer's actions...
  • Blumenthal: Decades Of Neglect Make Rail Safety A Priority

    Blumenthal: Decades Of Neglect Make Rail Safety A Priority
    The twisted, mangled wreckage of the Amtrak train that crashed in Philadelphia May 12 is a searing indictment of America's failure to invest in rail safety and reliability. Eight people lost their lives and more than 200 were hospitalized — yet...
  • 5 things to know about the deadly Amtrak derailment in Philadelphia

    5 things to know about the deadly Amtrak derailment in Philadelphia
    PHILADELPHIA — Nearly two weeks after a deadly Amtrak derailment in Philadelphia killed eight people and injured more than 200 others, investigators are still trying to piece together what led the train to enter a sharp curve at more than double the...
  • CHP: Mystery remains why driver crashed FedEx big rig into tour bus

    CHP: Mystery remains why driver crashed FedEx big rig into tour bus
    After a 13-month investigation, the California Highway Patrol announced Friday that it could not determine why a FedEx truck driver veered across Interstate 5 in Northern California last year and slammed into a charter bus carrying high school students...