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National Transportation Safety Board

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  • NTSB begins inquiry of fiery crude oil train derailment in Virginia

    A 105-car train stocked with Bakken shale crude oil was traveling slower than the 25-mph speed limit when 13 tankers near the front tumbled off a Virginia railroad track, causing a fire whose heat could be felt high atop neighboring skyscrapers, an...
  • Residents displaced by landslide blame city, CSX for inaction despite warnings

    Residents displaced by landslide blame city, CSX for inaction despite warnings
    Forced to evacuate his rowhouse on East 26th Street after the street collapsed in a pile of dirt, asphalt and parked automobiles on the adjacent train tracks, Jack Temple said he's living in "limbo." Temple and about 20 other Charles Village residents...
  • Distracted driving still a problem, safety council chief says

    Distracted driving still a problem, safety council chief says
    Happy holiday. It's really great to still have you around, because you are not (so far, at least) among the almost 400 people in the U.S. who the National Safety Council predicts will be killed in traffic accidents during the Memorial Day weekend. Yes,...
  • No serious impacts after Virginia oil train derailment, officials say

    Nearly a tanker's worth of crude oil may have spilled into the James River or burned off after a train derailment in Virginia this week, but authorities have not detected any serious environmental impacts.  “At this time we expect downstream...
  • Third body found after Virginia hot-air balloon crash

    The third and final victim of a fatal hot-air balloon crash in a rural, heavily wooded area of Virginia has been found, officials announced. The remains of the balloon's last missing passenger were discovered near the Caroline Pines subdivision in...
  • Mystery of drone over Schaumburg solved

    If you were in the vicinity of the Jane Addams Tollway in Schaumburg over the past couple days and thought you saw a drone hovering overhead, you weren’t paranoid or hallucinating. It turns out that the drone was being used to survey a...
  • Veteran stunt pilot dies in crash at Travis Air Force Base

    Veteran stunt pilot dies in crash at Travis Air Force Base
    Officials have confirmed veteran stunt pilot Eddie Andreini was killed when his   plane slammed into the tarmac and burst into flames Sunday during an air show at Travis Air Force Base in Northern California. Andreini’s vintage Stearman biplane...
  • Pilot killed during dangerous stunt at Travis air base show

    Pilot killed during dangerous stunt at Travis air base show
    A veteran show pilot was killed Sunday when his plane crashed while performing a stunt, officials at Travis Air Force Base in Northern California said. Eddie Andreini, 77, died when his plane slammed upside down into the tarmac and slid about 500 feet...
  • 'Near midair collision' at Newark airport recounted by NTSB

    'Near midair collision' at Newark airport recounted by NTSB
    Two aircraft, one landing and the other taking off, came within just hundreds of yards of colliding with each other at New Jersey's Newark Liberty Airport last month, according to a preliminary federal report that describes a far more dire picture of...
  • California bus crash: Report of fire in FedEx truck adds to mystery

    California bus crash: Report of fire in FedEx truck adds to mystery
    Investigators probing the collision of a FedEx freight truck and a charter bus that killed 10 were dealing with disparate clues, including reports that the truck was on fire before the crash as well as evidence that its driver appeared not to brake. A...
  • NTSB urges rigorous testing after 787 Dreamliner battery fire probe

    A new report says federal regulators did not properly test lithium-ion batteries on Boeing Co.’s 787 jetliner, which were responsible for last year’s overheating incidents that grounded the planes around the world for more than three months....