National Transportation Safety Board

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Name: National Transportation Safety Board
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 2 reports

NTSB: Calm weather at time of Rabbit Ears crash

Investigators don't expect to identify the cause of a small plane crash in northern Colorado that killed two people until next year.Click to Continue » ... [Published South Carolina Enquirer-Herald - 3 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 2 reports

Two dead in helicopter crash in Alabama | Reuters

6:44pm EDT (Reuters) - Two people died when a helicopter crashed on Tuesday during a flight to inspect power lines in rural western Alabama, authorities said.The helicopter was being used to monitor high-voltage power lines in a remote area about 30 miles ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 19 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 3 reports

NTSB: Southbound train told to slow before crash

HOXIE, Ark. - The National Transportation Safety Board said a southbound Union Pacific train was given signals to slow down and wait for an ... ... [Published Burlington Hawk Eye - 8 hours ago]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated 17 hours ago - 5 reports

Authorities identify 2 killed in Tuscaloosa County helicopter crash

TUSCALOOSA COUNTY, AL (WBRC) -Authorities in Tuscaloosa County confirm a helicopter has crashed in the northeastern part of the county.According to the Chief Deputy Ron Abernathy with the Tuscaloosa County Sheriff's Office, the helicopter crashed near ... [Published MyFox Birmingham - 17 hours ago]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated 17 hours ago - 2 reports

NTSB: Boise small plane hit light post before crashing in Utah

A small plane carrying three members of a Boise family hit a light post near Salt Lake City last week shortly after takeoff and immediately before a crash that severely injured its passengers, according to a preliminary report from the National Transportation ... [Published Idaho Statesman - 17 hours ago]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated 19 hours ago - 2 reports

Pilot killed in Marin plane crash that sparks fire

(08-19) 08:08 PDT NOVATO -- A small plane crashed and caused a fire Monday night in a remote area near Novato, killing the pilot, authorities said.The pilot's body was found early Tuesday in the wreckage of the single-engine Beechcraft Bonanza after firefighters ... [Published San Francisco Chronicle - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 2 reports

UNION PACIFIC : NTSB Investigating Arkansas Head-On Train Collision

By Laura StevensInvestigators are examining tracks, equipment and human performance factors to determine why two Union Pacific Corp. trains collided head-on in Arkansas early Sunday morning after it appears signals were functioning correctly, according ... [Published 4 Traders - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 2 reports

NTSB: Pilot reported engine failure before Natchitoches plane crash

NATCHITOCHES, LA (KSLA) - NTSB investigators are now saying the pilot of a small plane that crashed Sunday in a Natchitoches soybean field reported engine problems within five minutes of takeoff.The exact cause of the crash that claimed the life of well-known ... [Published KSLA - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 5 reports

Residents return home after fatal train crash, fire forces evacuations

HOXIE, Ark. — People in Hoxie, Ark., got the all-clear to return to their homes after a crash between two freight trains forced them to run for safe shelter.The Sunday morning crash killed two Union Pacific crew members aboard one of the locomotives and ... [Published WREG - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 4 reports

San Jose man killed, brother hurt in plane crash

(08-18) 14:23 PDT PLACERVILLE -- A San Jose man was killed and his brother was injured when their small plane crashed near an airport in El Dorado County, officials said Monday.Perry Nieland , 52, and Richard Nieland , 55, were in a single-engine plane ... [Published San Francisco Chronicle - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 2 reports

National Transportation Safety Board Procedures to Change: Comments Due by October 14, 2014

If you have participated in the investigation of a major transportation calamity, you are likely familiar with the bold yellow lettering on the blue jackets of National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) investigators. These are the folks charged with ... [Published JD Supra - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 8 reports

UPDATE: 2 Dead in Fiery Train Crash in Hoxie, Arkansas

HOXIE, Ark. -- SUNDAY NIGHT UPDATE -- The National Transportation Safety Board wrapped up a press conference earlier this evening.This, after two people were killed and two others injured during an early morning train collision in Hoxie.Michael Hiller, ... [Published OzarksFirst.com - Aug 18 2014]

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...to be acted on very quickly," Hersman told reporters at the conclusion of a two-day forum the board held on the rail transport of oil and ethanol. "There is a very high risk here that hasn't been addressed."
...with a weak safety culture, a company where people did what was needed to get the job done, rather than always follow the rules," Tadros explains. "A company where unsafe conditions and unsafe practices were allowed to continue. Which begs a question: Who, then, was in a position to check on this company to make sure safety standards were being met? Who was the guardian of public safety? That's the role of government – to provide checks and balances. And yet this booming industry – where block trains were shipping more and more oil across Canada, and across the border, ran largely un-checked. Yes, Transport Canada knew about some of the problems at MM&A, but the follow-up wasn't always there."
"In addition, the Malaysian delegation will also sign a Memorandum of Understanding between Malaysia and Australia that has been approved by both governments" said the official
Asiana spokesman Cho Young-seok said, "The flight suspension would lead to the loss of most of our passengers to foreign carriers, since business-class and transfer passengers account for most of the demand on that route. We would not just lose money, but Korea's image could be dented."

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Your life is worth more than a tank car of oil [Published Daily Kos - 1 hour ago]
NTSB investigating helicopter crash that killed... [Published Alabamas13 - 1 hour ago]
NTSB: Calm weather at time of Rabbit Ears crash [Published South Carolina Enquirer-Herald - 3 hours ago]
FAA rule changes seek to 'safeguard' repair sta... [Published Vertical Magazine - 4 hours ago]
The dangers of ethanol cargo [Published Southwest Journal - 4 hours ago]
Pilot comes up short of runway [Published General Aviation News - 6 hours ago]
Lac-Mégantic report condemns Transport Canada [Published International Railway Journal - 7 hours ago]
Hicks Valley firefighters battle blaze after pl... [Published Pacific Sun - 8 hours ago]
Jersey Lawmakers Support Increased Safety for R... [Published Philadelphia Magazine - 8 hours ago]
NTSB: Southbound train told to slow before crash [Published Burlington Hawk Eye - 8 hours ago]
Train's failure to wait led to fatal crash, off... [Published North West Arkansas Times - 9 hours ago]
Malaysia mulls cost sharing for MH370 search [Published Xinhua News Agency - 9 hours ago]
Apache man identified as victim in plane crash [Published Lawton Constitution - 9 hours ago]
Expats Petition Against Asiana Flight Suspension [Published Digital Chosun - 15 hours ago]
A push to increase safety regulations for rail ... [Published New Jersey 101.5 - 15 hours ago]
63-year-old killed in Tuscaloosa County helicop... [Published al.com - 17 hours ago]
NTSB: Boise small plane hit light post before c... [Published Idaho Statesman - 17 hours ago]
UPDATED: Tuscaloosa Co. helicopter crash victim... [Published Alabamas13 - 17 hours ago]
Authorities identify 2 killed in Tuscaloosa Cou... [Published MyFox Birmingham - 17 hours ago]
Letters to the editor, Aug. 20 [Published San Francisco Chronicle - 17 hours ago]
NTSB releases preliminary report for fatal plan... [Published Steamboat Pilot & Today - 18 hours ago]
NTSB says one of two trains involved in Sunday ... [Published Pine Bluff Commercial News - 18 hours ago]
Lessons from an oil train disaster [Published seattlepi.com - 18 hours ago]
Two killed in helicopter crash [Published WLTZ 38 - 18 hours ago]
Discovery Dispute Erupts in Ferry Crash Case [Published New Jersey Law Journal - 19 hours ago]
Two dead in helicopter crash in Alabama | Reuters [Published DailyMe.Com - 19 hours ago]
Hoxie Crash Highlights Railroad Safety Issues [Published KARK TV - 19 hours ago]
Two dead in helicopter crash in Alabama [Published Yahoo! News - 20 hours ago]
Ormond Beach attorney killed in Bahamas plane c... [Published Central Florida News 13 - 20 hours ago]
2 dead in Tuscaloosa helicopter crash [Published Tuscaloosa News - 22 hours ago]
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Vehicle Accident - North-America - USA [Published RSOE EDIS - Emergency and Disaster Information - Aug 18 2014]
EDIS Number: VI-20140818-44950-USA Date / time: 18/08/2014 03:15:33 [UTC] Event: Vehicle Accident Area: North-America Country: USA State/County: State of Arkansas Location: [Near to Hoxie] Number of Deads: 2 person(s) Number of Injured: N/ ...
"What I Did After Police Killed My Son": The Ar... [Published Hit & Run - Aug 16 2014]
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Deadly Plane Crash at Costco Parking Lot [Published Breitbart Feed - Aug 01 2014]
A single-engine, four-seat passenger airplane crashed into a San Diego Costco parking lot on Wednesday evening, resulting in the death of one of the two women on board the aircraft.  The pilot, 52, was reportedly attempting to land the the plane ...
Vehicle Accident - North-America - USA [Published RSOE EDIS - Emergency and Disaster Information - Jul 28 2014]
EDIS Number: VI-20140728-44694-USA Date / time: 28/07/2014 03:06:36 [UTC] Event: Vehicle Accident Area: North-America Country: USA State/County: State of Florida Location: [Caspersen Beach] Number of Deads: 1 person(s) Number of Injured: 1 ...
Experts: MH17 Victims Could Have Remained Consc... [Published The Middle East Blog - TIME.com - Jul 25 2014]
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Pilot error to blame for Asiana Airlines crash [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Jun 24 2014]
NTSB chief: Industry should take Buffett cue on... [Published Reuters Video: Business - Apr 24 2014]
The N.T.S.B. Heads to California [Published Wall Street Journal What's News - Apr 11 2014]
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ATA Applauds NTSB's Efforts on Highway Safety [Published PR Newswire - Jan 16 2014]
NTSB Report Underscores Need for Electronic Log... [Published PR Newswire - Nov 07 2013]
BACtrack Mobile Breathalyzer Releases Fully Opt... [Published PR Newswire - Nov 05 2013]
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