Stories tagged: NTSB
Tue., Sept. 25, 2018, 5:54 p.m.
Federal safety officials blame two Air Canada pilots for coming within 10 to 20 feet of crashing their jetliner into a plane on the ground last year in San Francisco.
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 15, 2018, 9:31 p.m.
There’s no evidence to suggest the gas explosions that rocked communities north of Boston were intentional, a federal investigator said Saturday.
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 14, 2018, 2:20 p.m.
Investigators worked Friday to pinpoint the cause of a series of fiery natural gas explosions that killed a teen driver in his car just hours after he got his license, …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 2, 2018, 8 a.m.
A plane piloted by a student that crashed near Deer Park in mid July, killing all three occupants, is believed to have broken up in midair before slamming into an …
Fri., July 27, 2018, 8:26 p.m.
Video and audio recordings from a fatal tourist boat accident in Missouri show that the lake went from calm to deadly dangerous in a matter of minutes, the National Transportation …
UPDATED: Tue., July 17, 2018, 3:06 p.m.
Two men, each of whom had a wife expecting a child, were among the three people who died Friday morning in a plane crash near Deer Park, according to online …
UPDATED: Tue., July 10, 2018, 4:37 p.m.
Federal safety investigators on Tuesday questioned transportation officials about last year’s Amtrak train derailment south of Seattle that killed three people and injured dozens, focusing some questions on the curve …
UPDATED: Thu., May 24, 2018, 7:25 p.m.
The autonomous Uber SUV that struck and killed an Arizona pedestrian in March spotted the woman about six seconds before hitting her, but did not stop because the system used …
UPDATED: Sun., May 13, 2018, 6:50 p.m.
Police are investigating whether a Tesla sedan’s semi-autonomous Autopilot feature was engaged when it rear-ended a fire department truck in Utah.
UPDATED: Wed., April 18, 2018, 7:50 p.m.
U.S. airline regulators said late Wednesday they will order inspections on engine fan blades like the one involved in a fatal failure that killed a woman in a plane that …
Sat., Dec. 23, 2017
Although the NTSB investigation is just getting underway, some important questions must be answered by the public and private operators of passenger trains in Washington state and beyond.
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 12, 2017, 5:51 p.m.
An inattentive driver’s over reliance on his Tesla Model S sedan’s semi-autonomous driving system and a truck driver who made a left-hand turn in front of the car are both …
Tue., April 25, 2017, 3:39 p.m.
Pilot error, an air company’s culture and its lack of a formal safety program were behind a fatal crash that killed nine people two years ago on sightseeing flight in …
Thu., Jan. 5, 2017, 6:45 a.m.
Federal crash investigators are heading to Philadelphia a day after a collision between two trolley cars injured nearly 50 people.
Tue., Nov. 15, 2016, 8 a.m.
The National Transportation Safety Board is meeting to determine the probable cause of the 2015 crash of a Ride the Ducks vehicle that left five people dead and dozens injured.
Thu., July 14, 2016, 12:52 p.m.
DALLAS – A train failed to heed a stop signal before it barreled head-on into another freight train last month in the Texas Panhandle, killing three, according to a preliminary …
Tue., May 17, 2016, 9:53 a.m.
The speeding Amtrak train that crashed in Philadelphia last year, killing eight people, most likely ran off the rails because the engineer was distracted by word of a nearby commuter …
Wed., April 20, 2016, 6:42 p.m.
The bodies of four people killed when a small airplane crashed Wednesday and burst into flames have been recovered from a heavily wooded area north of Anchorage, officials said.
Sat., May 23, 2015
After barely recovering from an in-flight emergency just after takeoff from Felts Field, pilot Richard Runyon somehow managed to get the single-engine plane stabilized over Newman Lake and had nearly …
Fri., May 22, 2015, 9:07 a.m.
The pilot of a plane that crashed into the Spokane River earlier this month had already recovered from one in-flight emergency and was on final approach to Felts Field when …
Fri., May 8, 2015
Two men in a plane that crashed during a test flight and sank into the Spokane River near Felts Field Thursday afternoon died after they were underwater for nearly 30 …
UPDATED: Thu., May 7, 2015, 10:56 p.m.
Two men were pulled from a single-engine airplane that crashed into the Spokane River this afternoon near Felts Field, authorities said.
Sat., March 22, 2014, 12:40 p.m.
SEATTLE (AP) — Video shows that a news helicopter that went down in Seattle and killed two people this week began rotating at takeoff before it pitched forward in a …
Sat., May 25, 2013, 2:39 p.m.
SEATTLE (AP) — The chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board said today the bridge collapse in Washington state is a wake-up call for the nation.