National Transportation Safety Board

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First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 40 mins ago - 8 reports

Branson: “Space is hard… We will persevere”

Richard Branson has said Virgin Galactic will continue with its space tourism venture after the  fatal crash of one of its spaceships during a test flight .“Space is hard - but worth it. We will persevere and move forward together,” Branson wrote in a ... [Published City A.M. - 59 mins ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

NTSB Launches Go-Team to Investigate Virgin Galactic Test Flight Crash

Source: NTSB31/10/2014The National Transportation Safety Board will send a Go-Team to investigate the crash Friday of a Virgin Galactic test flight.Senior Investigator Lorenda Ward is leading the team as investigator-in-charge. Acting Chairman Christopher ... [Published Air Transport News - 10 hours ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

NTSB to discuss cause of 2013 Helo-1 crash

ANCHORAGE -Federal officials will meet next week about the Helo-1 crash that killed three people in March, 2013.In this Story:- The National Transportation Safety Board will determine the probable cause of the deadly crash.- On March 30, 2013 Alaska State ... [Published KTUU - 5 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 3 reports

4th Student Dies in Marysville School Shooting

1 Pilot Killed, 1 Injured in SpaceShipTwo Crash in Mojave DesertKNBC-TV One crew member was killed and another suffered a "major injury" after Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo rocket plane, designed for suborbital commercial flights above the Earth, ... [Published NECN.com - 7 hours ago]
First reported Oct 31 2014 - Updated 8 hours ago - 17 reports

Small plane crash kills 4 in Kansas

WICHITA: Four people were killed, including the pilot, and five injured when a small aeroplane crashed into a building at Mid-Continent Airport in Wichita on Thursday, setting off an explosion and huge fireball, officials said.Authorities said they had ... [Published The Gulf Today - 8 hours ago]
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated 17 hours ago - 3 reports

Four Dead May Be the Four Counted as Missing After Plane Crash

Oct. 30--The four people that authorities thought were missing since a twin-engine aircraft crashed Thursday morning on top of a building at Wichita Mid-Continent Airport apparently are the same four who were confirmed dead earlier in the day, authorities ... [Published AviationPros.com - 20 hours ago]
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated 20 hours ago - 18 reports

Four Killed As Plane Crashes Into KS Airport Building

Posted On October 30, 2014Share This:(Wichita, KS) — Officials confirm that four people were killed this morning when a small plane crashed into a building at an airport in Wichita, Kansas. The crash of the twin-engine plane set off an explosion and a ... [Published EagleCountryOnline.com - Oct 31 2014]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

Why NTSB got it wrong

I thought I would go through the video second by second just so I could set the record straight, or at least correct some of the more egregious errors presented as facts by Hart, Schumer, Blumenthal, and Murphy.Here’s my plan: Times refer to approximate ... [Published Railway Age - 22 hours ago]
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated Oct 31 2014 - 2 reports

NTSB: Plane was flying slow before crash

The NTSB discusses the small plane that crashed into a Kansas building, killing four and injuring several others. ... [Published CNN.com - Video - Oct 31 2014]
First reported Oct 31 2014 - Updated Oct 31 2014 - 1 reports

NTSB: Preliminary report could ready in 5 days

. -A senior investigator with the National Transportation Safety Board said it hopes to learn more about about a deadly plane crash near Wichita's Mid-Continent Airport on Friday.Leah Yeager said the FlightSafety building, which was hit Thursday morning ... [Published KWCH 12 - Oct 31 2014]
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated Oct 30 2014 - 2 reports

New York Train Accident Lawyer Adnan Munawar Weighs-in on Federal Report Condemning the Metro-North Railway for Deadly and Damaging Accidents

PR Newswire Association LLCNEW YORK, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Transportation Safety Board issued a scathing report following their investigation of several Metro-North Accidents, ABC News reported (NTSB Issues Blistering 'Probable ... [Published Insurance News Net - Oct 30 2014]
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated Oct 30 2014 - 2 reports

Amtrak signal maintainer killed in Illinois

(Source: The Journal News, October 29, 2014)NEW YORK — An Amtrak signal maintainer was killed in a railroad accident in Columbia County on Wednesday, according to the National Transportation Safety Board.Full story: www.lohud.comThursday, October 30, ... [Published Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen - Oct 30 2014]

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"Space flight is incredibly difficult, and we commend the passion of all in the space community who take on risk to push the boundaries of human achievement."
According to the report, a local controller told the airplane pilot at 3:37 p.m., "I have three helicopters below ya in the, uh, traffic pattern." Eight seconds later, the pilot acknowledged this and said he had two helicopters in sight
"Space is hard, and today was a tough day. We are going to be supporting the investigation as we figure out what happened today, and we’re going to get through it" he told a news conference at the space port

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Virgin Galactic spaceship crashes in California... [Published Mail Online UK - 48 mins ago]
Branson: “Space is hard… We will persevere” [Published City A.M. - 59 mins ago]
Virgin Galactic crash: Branson vows to persever... [Published The Independent - 1 hour ago]
Preliminary report details fatal midair crash [... [Published BusinessWeek - 2 hours ago]
TBM Loss Puts Renewed Focus on Hypoxia [Published Aviation International News - 2 hours ago]
Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo crashes, kills o... [Published Oneindia - 3 hours ago]
Test flight of Virgin Galactic spaceship ends i... [Published SABC - 3 hours ago]
SpaceShipTwo – Virgin Galactic 1 Dead 1 Injured [Published Live Trading News - 4 hours ago]
Richard Branson says space is 'worth it' after ... [Published Electric New Paper - 4 hours ago]
Virgin Galactic SpaceShip Two Crash: Richard Br... [Published International Business Times UK - 5 hours ago]
AIN Blog: Too Tired to Fly: Accountability for ... [Published Aviation International News - 5 hours ago]
NTSB to discuss cause of 2013 Helo-1 crash [Published KTUU - 5 hours ago]
Spacecraft for tourists explodes on test flight [Published Jakarta Post - 6 hours ago]
Virgin Galactic spacecraft crash kills pilot [Published Kazinform - 6 hours ago]
Virgin Galactic spaceship ends in fatal crash [Published Dhaka Tribune - 6 hours ago]
Commercial spaceship explodes over Mojave Desert [Published WCVB.com - 6 hours ago]
Setback for space travel after Virgin spaceship... [Published The Kuala Lumpur Post - 7 hours ago]
4th Student Dies in Marysville School Shooting [Published NECN.com - 7 hours ago]
Media Update from Virgin Galactic - Oct. 31, 20... [Published SpaceRef - 8 hours ago]
Spaceship Explodes: One Dead After Virgin Galac... [Published CW33 NewsFix - 8 hours ago]
Small plane crash kills 4 in Kansas [Published The Gulf Today - 8 hours ago]
Co-pilot killed in Virgin Galactic spaceship crash [Published CHINAdaily.com.cn - 8 hours ago]
Plane That Crashed Into Kansas Building Showed ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 9 hours ago]
Spacecraft for tourists explodes on test flight [Published Investor's Business Daily - 9 hours ago]
Updated Statement on SpaceShipTwo Incident [Published Noodls - 9 hours ago]
Pilot killed a 21-year Air Force veteran [Published Ventura County Star - 9 hours ago]
Is Competence Too Much To Expect From Metro-North? [Published Hartford Courant - 10 hours ago]
Federal team hopes to recover evidence soon at ... [Published KansasCity.com - 10 hours ago]
NTSB Launches Go-Team to Investigate Virgin Gal... [Published Air Transport News - 10 hours ago]
UPDATE 8-Test flight of Virgin Galactic spacesh... [Published London South East - 10 hours ago]
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Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo Crashes During T... [Published Outside The Beltway | OTB - 13 hours ago]
SpaceShipTwo, the craft that British billionaire Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic hoped to be the basis for passenger air travel into Earth orbit, crashed today in California’s Mojave Desert during a test flight: SpaceShipTwo, a rocket plane ...
NTSB: Plane was flying slow before crash [Published CNN.com - Video - Oct 31 2014]
The NTSB discusses the small plane that crashed into a Kansas building, killing four and injuring several others. ...
Vehicle Accident - North-America - USA [Published RSOE EDIS - Emergency and Disaster Information - Oct 31 2014]
EDIS Number: VI-20141031-45821-USA Date / time: 31/10/2014 04:52:38 [UTC] Event: Vehicle Accident Area: North-America Country: USA State/County: State of Kansas Location: Wichita [Wichita Mid-Continent Airport] Number of Deads: 4 person(s) Number ...
Vehicle Accident - North-America - USA [Published RSOE EDIS - Emergency and Disaster Information - Oct 30 2014]
EDIS Number: VI-20141030-45809-USA Date / time: 30/10/2014 04:21:05 [UTC] Event: Vehicle Accident Area: North-America Country: USA State/County: State of California Location: [Near to Port Hueneme] Number of Deads: 1 person(s) Number of Injured: ...
Fatal ’13 train crash in New York caused by eng... [Published The Japan Times - News & Business - Oct 28 2014]
A fatal New York City train derailment last year was likely caused by the engineer at the controls who fell asleep due to an undiagnosed sleep disorder, the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board...Read more ... ...
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Pilot error to blame for Asiana Airlines crash [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Jun 24 2014]
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ATA Applauds NTSB's Efforts on Highway Safety [Published PR Newswire - Jan 16 2014]
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