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National Transportation Safety Board

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  • Man killed in Orlando airport tram accident ID'd as passenger about to board flight

    Man killed in Orlando airport tram accident ID'd as passenger about to board flight
    A 32-year-old man who was killed Friday morning while operating the Orlando International Airport tram unauthorized was an airline passenger about to board a flight, an airport spokeswoman said. Adam Lee, an Orlando videographer and video editor, was one...
  • Officials still working to ID victims of Atlanta plane crash

    A medical examiner in Atlanta is still working to positively identify the four people killed when a small plane crashed into an Atlanta interstate. DeKalb County Medical Examiner Patrick Bailey said his office will likely need until early next week to...
  • Unauthorized driver on Orlando International Airport tram killed when train makes sudden stop

    Unauthorized driver on Orlando International Airport tram killed when train makes sudden stop
    A man who was not supposed to be aboard an airport tram during a maintenance run Friday morning was put in control then killed when it made a sudden stop, sending him hurtling through the windshield to the ground 15 feet below, an airport executive said....
  • Agency cites pilot error in fatal hot air balloon crash

    The failure of a pilot to stay clear of power lines contributed to the crash of a hot air balloon last year in Virginia that killed him and two passengers, the National Transportation Safety Board said. The balloon struck power lines and caught fire a...
  • Autopsies: 2 men in plane crash died of impact injuries

    Autopsies show that two men killed when a small plane crashed into the Spokane River died of blunt impact chest injuries, the Spokane County medical examiner's office said Friday. The men who died Thursday have been identified as Lyndon Amestoy, 60,...
  • Witnesses knew severity of deadly Cessna plane crash upon impact

    ATLANTA The plane approached I-285 from the south, flying so low that Blake Green thought the pilot might be practicing an aerial stunt. Then the single-engine Cessna banked suddenly, flew right over Green's truck and disintegrated into the median wall...
  • Friends, family mourn deaths of plane crash victims

    ATLANTA The Facebook pictures say it all. In front of the camera, Greg Byrd, his sons Christopher, 27, and Phillip Byrd, 26, and Jackie Kulzer beamed, whether at the beach, on fishing trips in the Bahamas or in the stands cheering on their Ole Miss...
  • 4 dead in small plane crash on Georgia interstate

    ATLANTA Four people who died when their small plane crashed Friday morning on the eastbound lanes of Interstate-285 told passengers of another flight they were headed to a college graduation. The victims, three men and one woman, were reportedly headed...
  • BNSF reopens track at ND site of oil train derailment, fire

    BNSF Railway resumed shipments Friday along a track in North Dakota two days after an oil train derailed and caught fire, and cleanup continued on crude that spilled into nearby wetlands. The 109-car train was hauling crude from the Bakken oil patch in...
  • Probes underway after man dies when thrown through tram windshield at Orlando International Airport

    Probes underway after man dies when thrown through tram windshield at Orlando International Airport
    A man was killed this morning when he was thrown through the windshield of a tram at Orlando International Airport and fell 15 feet to the ground below, officials said. The accident happened about 5:35 a.m. when the tram made an emergency stop mid-way...
  • Small plane crashes into busy Atlanta interstate; 4 killed

    A small passenger airplane dropped from the sky, grazed the hood of a tractor-trailer and crashed into an Atlanta interstate Friday, killing all four people aboard and starting an intense fire on the busy highway. The Piper PA-32 took off from DeKalb...