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National Transportation Safety Board

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  • Competency, controls to be likely topics at Asiana jet crash meeting

    Pilot competency and automated throttle controls will be major topics of discussion when federal safety officials convene Tuesday to determine the likely cause of last July's Asiana Airlines crash in San Francisco that killed three people and injured more...
  • Asiana Airlines crash: NTSB video details plane's final moments

    Asiana Airlines crash: NTSB video details plane's final moments
    Federal investigators Tuesday revealed key moments in the final minutes of Asiana Airlines Flight 214 that caused the Boeing 777 to fly into San Francisco International Airport too low and slow, and ultimately crash. During a hearing in Washington, D.C....
  • Asiana Airlines says it's dealing with SFO crash problems

    Asiana Airlines says it's dealing with SFO crash problems
    Asiana Airlines said Tuesday it is also addressing problems cited by a federal safety panel investigating last year's jet crash in San Francisco. The panel found the Asiana pilots mismanaged their landing approach and inadvertently shut off an automatic...
  • Asiana pilots failed to monitor airspeed and altitude, NTSB says

    Asiana pilots failed to monitor airspeed and altitude, NTSB says
    Asiana Airlines Flight 214 swooped over San Francisco Bay that summer day, its instruments indicating it was too high to start a safe landing. The pilots adjusted the altitude but inadvertently shut off the automatic throttle. That caused the Boeing 777...
  • Driverless cars still a long way off

    Two years ago, the annual MIT/New England Motor Press Association Technology Conference focused on autonomous vehicles. These are cars and trucks that can drive themselves. The conclusion: Autonomous vehicles will impact every aspect of vehicle and road...
  • Asiana crash: NTSB report may help resolve legal claims, firm says

    Attorneys representing victims and relatives of those killed or injured when Asiana Flight 214 crashed in San Francisco last summer said a federal safety panel's conclusion Tuesday that pilot error was to blame could help resolve pending lawsuit claims....
  • Asiana pilots switched off system that might have averted crash: NTSB

    A federal safety panel on Tuesday concluded that the pilots flying the Asiana Airlines jet that crashed in San Francisco on July 6, 2013, mismanaged their landing approach and inadvertently shut off an automatic speed control system that might have...
  • New search zone designated for Malaysia Airlines jet in Indian Ocean

    Australian authorities said Thursday that a 23,000-square-mile area in the southern Indian Ocean had been designated as a new focus zone where searchers will look for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. Analysts who helped define the area said in a...
  • Pilot agrees to pay $20K to Glendale for damages, expenses in 2012 plane crash

    Pilot agrees to pay $20K to Glendale for  damages, expenses in 2012 plane crash
    A man who crashed a Cessna plane into a Glendale neighborhood in 2012 has agreed to pay the city $20,000, according to a city announcement this week. The City Council agreed during a closed-door meeting on Tuesday to accept the payment as a settlement...
  • Worst plane crash in U.S. history

     Worst plane crash in U.S. history
    Thirty-five years ago Sunday, in what remains the worst airline crash on U.S. soil, more than 270 people were killed near O'Hare International Airport when American Airlines Flight 191 lost its left engine on takeoff, rolled sickeningly and crashed near a...
  • PASSINGS: Lewis Katz, Bert A. Betts

    Lewis Katz, 72, a self-made man who built his fortune in New York parking lots, billboards and cable TV, and went on to buy the NBA's New Jersey Nets, NHL's New Jersey Devils and the Philadelphia Inquirer newspaper, died Saturday night in a...