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National Transportation Safety Board

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  • 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...
  • Engineer in Southern California train crash dies

    The engineer of a Southern California commuter train died Tuesday, a week after he was badly injured when his train smashed into a truck that had been abandoned on the tracks, officials said. Glenn Steele, 62, died at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los...
  • One of 2 men killed in plane crash was highly experienced pilot

    One of 2 men killed in plane crash was highly experienced pilot
    David John Whitney was certified to fly jumbo jets, seaplanes, a corporate jet, helicopters and gliders. You name it, and Whitney likely knew how to fly it. Whitney was one of two men riding in Whitney's amphibious light aircraft on Monday when it...
  • Two killed in Palm Beach County plane crash

    Two killed in Palm Beach County plane crash
    A single-engine plane crashed in a marshy area within a Palm Beach County wildlife refuge Monday, killing its two passengers and sending rescue workers trudging through knee-high mud and dense brush to reach it. The victims had not been identified late...
  • State proposes fining CSX for Lynchburg oil spill

    State proposes fining CSX for Lynchburg oil spill
    Virginia's environmental regulators want to fine CSX Transportation $361,000 for the April 2014 derailment in Lynchburg that spilled more than 29,000 gallons of oil into the James River. The fine is part of a proposed agreement between the railroad and...
  • Train collides with trailer in Rosedale, no injuries reported

    Train collides with trailer in Rosedale, no injuries reported
    A train collided with a vehicle in Rosedale Monday morning, Baltimore County fire officials said, less than two miles from the site of a significant derailment and explosion in 2013 along the same rail line. The crash was reported around 8:35 a.m. on...
  • Feds: NY Train-Car Collision Cost Railroad $3.7M In Damage

    Feds: NY Train-Car Collision Cost Railroad $3.7M In Damage
    NEW YORK (AP) — The fiery collision between a commuter train and an SUV that killed six people in the New York City suburbs cost the railroad about $3.7 million in damage, federal investigators said in a preliminary report released Monday. The...
  • 2 dead in single-engine plane crash at Loxahatchee refuge

    Two people are dead following a small plane crash in Palm Beach County. The sheriff's office reports that the single-engine aircraft went down just before 1 p.m. Monday in a marshy area of the Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge....
  • Plane whizzes past power lines, lands safely in West Boca

    Plane whizzes past power lines, lands safely in West Boca
    It must have been quite a sight for drivers on Florida's Turnpike: A plane that lost power in both engines gliding underneath nearby power lines to land safely behind a residential community. No one was hurt in the emergency landing about 12:30 p.m....