Stories tagged: ntsb
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 26, 2019, 6:50 p.m.
Federal safety officials say Boeing didn’t test pilots’ response time in the Max to situations that led to two deadly crashes
Wed., Sept. 4, 2019, 10:59 a.m.
A government investigation has found that a design flaw in Tesla’s Autopilot semi-autonomous driving system and driver inattention combined to cause a Model S electric car to slam into a …
UPDATED: Thu., May 16, 2019, 2:07 p.m.
A Tesla Model S involved in a fatal crash with a semitrailer in Florida March 1 was operating on the company’s semi-autonomous Autopilot system, federal investigators have determined.
Mon., Jan. 28, 2019, 7:54 p.m.
The 35-day partial government shutdown stopped the National Transportation Safety Board from dispatching investigators to 22 accidents that killed 32 people, jeopardizing some perishable evidence, the agency said Monday.
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.