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National Transportation Safety Board

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  • Police: 2 plane crash victims from New York, 1 from Va.

    Virginia State Police on Thursday identified the three friends who died when the small plane they were in crashed into a botanical garden in southeast Virginia. Police said the victims were pilot Michael Buxton, 61, of Portsmouth, Virginia, and...
  • Plane skids off runway at LaGuardia, crashes through fence

    A Delta plane from Atlanta skidded off a LaGuardia Airport runway while landing during a snowstorm on Thursday and crashed through a chain-link fence, its nose coming to rest perilously close to the icy waters of a bay. The nose was leaning on a berm...
  • Passengers use emergency slides after landing in Denver

    Passengers on an American Airlines flight from Charlotte, North Carolina, were forced to slide off the plane on emergency chutes soon after landing in Denver on Wednesday. The plane, operated by U.S. Airways, was taxiing to the gate at Denver...
  • Smoke report prompts emergency exit from plane in Denver

    First, smoke was reported on an American Airlines flight after landing in Denver. Then passengers saw the cabin fill with a light haze. What followed was a calm exit from the plane with 164 passengers and crew members sliding down emergency chutes into...
  • Crashes at railroad crossings prompt new safety effort

    WASHINGTON Recent deadly railroad-crossing crashes have sparked interest among lawmakers and regulators in improving safety conditions where highways and rail lines intersect. Since the beginning of February, seven people have died and scores more have...
  • Delta Air Lines accident is latest at New York's LaGuardia

    A Delta Air Lines jet skidded off a runway and crashed through a fence after landing Thursday at New York's LaGuardia Airport. Here are some other accidents involving planes taking off from or landing at the airport, which is tucked along the East...
  • Deal with 72 Asiana passengers leaves many cases unresolved

    While 72 passengers have settled their personal-injury claims stemming from the crash of an Asiana Airlines flight in San Francisco two years ago, other people are continuing their legal fight with the airliner and others involved in the accident that...
  • Small plane crashes in botanical garden in Virginia; 3 dead

    A small airplane approaching a runway in heavy fog crashed into an adjacent botanical garden, killing three people inside the plane early Wednesday. The airplane's owner, James Beauchamp of Corapeake, North Carolina, said the 1975 Mooney aircraft was...
  • Transportation board considering reopening Buddy Holly crash

    Transportation board considering reopening Buddy Holly crash
    The National Transportation Safety Board is looking into a request to reopen the investigation of the Iowa plane crash that killed musicians Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and J.P. "The Big Bopper" Richardson. The Civil Aeronautics Board ruled in 1959 that...
  • Police: Calif. commuter train engineer has died of injuries from crash

    Police: Calif. commuter train engineer has died of injuries from crash
    One week after being gravely injured in a collision between a Metrolink train and a pickup truck in Oxnard, the train's engineer has died. Glenn Steele, 62, died early Tuesday of injuries at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center suffered in the Feb. 24 crash in...
  • Airlines stop accepting rechargeable battery shipments

    Airlines stop accepting rechargeable battery shipments
    Two major U.S airlines say they will no longer accept rechargeable battery shipments as new government tests confirm that explosions and violent fires are likely to occur when large numbers of batteries enclosed in cargo containers overheat. Tests...