National Transportation Safety Board

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Name: National Transportation Safety Board
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 12 reports

First Responders Share Blame for Problems at Paulsboro Toxic Spill, NTSB Says

Credit: Ed HilleWork crews prepared to hoist the derailed tanker cars from the Mantua Creek in Paulsboro.New Jersey may revamp the way it trains first responders and requires municipalities to plan for emergencies. The catalyst for this change: A report ... [Published NJ Spotlight - 1 hour ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 7 reports

UPDATE 1-PG&E charged with obstruction in San Bruno natgas blast probe

(Adds comment from PG&E)July 30 (Reuters) - A federal grand jury for the Northern District of California charged PG&E Corp on Tuesday alleging it obstructed the investigation of the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) into the deadly San Bruno ... [Published CNBC - 3 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 7 reports

Nine-year-old girl hit by plane crashing onto Florida beach dies

VENICE, FL – The latest news involving a crash landing on a Florida beach has become more tragic. On  Sunday July 27. a father and daughter walking on a Florida beach were struck by a small plane they never saw coming.The pilot and a passenger escaped ... [Published CW39 NewsFix - 7 hours ago]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated 11 hours ago - 2 reports

Plane crash pilot releases statement on Sunday's tragedy

ENGLEWOOD, Fla. – The pilot of Sunday’s tragic plane crash that killed two people on Caspersen Beach released a statement Tuesday, and says that he is devastated by what happened.Tuesday afternoon, Karl Kokomoor’s pastor, flanked by Kokomoor’s wife and ... [Published My Sun Coast - 11 hours ago]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated 14 hours ago - 6 reports

Girl struck by crashing plane dies

font size decrease font size increase font size29 July 2014Last updated at 17:15Share this pageCaspersen Beach is next to the Venice airport, where the pilot of the small plane was trying to landA girl who was struck by a plane that crash landed on ... [Published Bayou Buzz - 16 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

NTSB to offer accident investigation response courses

The National Transportation Safety Board ( NTSB ) is offering four investigative courses and one focused on disaster response/family assistance at the NTSB's Training Center near Washington, DC, in August and September.The courses include : Helicopter ... [Published Safety4sea - 23 hours ago]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 3 reports

Board to determine cause of 2012 train derailment

TRENTON, N.J. — The National Transportation Safety Board is set to determine the cause of a train derailment that leaked a hazardous gas in a southern New Jersey community almost two years ago.Tanker cars derailed on Nov. 30, 2012 on a bridge in Paulsboro, ... [Published Fort Mills Times - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 14 reports

Fort Stewart soldier killed in plane crash...

A Fort Stewart Soldier was killed and his daughter critically injured on a beach in Venice, Florida, when a plane crashed onto them.Sgt. 1st Class Ommy Irizarry, 36, of Mayaguez, Puerto Rico, died while walking on the beach with his nine-year-old daughter ... [Published Bryan County News - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 3 reports

Pilot killed in plane crash

YULEE, Fla. —Photos of the crash site show a yellow and white single-engine plane intact, resting in the marsh near Lofton Creek in Yulee.Investigators say the plane went down around 10 a.m. Monday moments after taking off from the Flying A Ranch.The ... [Published Action News Jacksonville - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 3 reports

Man killed, girl seriously injured in Venice plane crash

VENICE -- A father walking with his 10-year-old daughter on Caspersen Beach in Venice in southern Sarasota County was killed at 2:45 p.m. Sunday when a 1972 Piper Cherokee made an emergency landing on the beach near water's edge.The daughter was critically ... [Published Bradenton Herald - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 2 reports

NTSB reports on tow boat grounding and sinking

JULY 28, 2014 — The National Transportation Safety Board has determined the probable cause of the November 2013 grounding and sinking of towing vessel Stephen L. Colby.The Stephen L. Colby was operated as a line haul boat by Marquette Transportation Co. ... [Published Marine Log - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Edward Benthall named NTSB CFO

Government Security News: National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) Acting Chairman Christopher A. Hart has announced the selection of Edward Benthall, Jr. as NTSB's chief financial officer (CFO).Benthall has served as.. ... [Published I360 Gov - Jul 28 2014]

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"Those routine announcements, those exits those lights on the floor, paying attention to the closet exit … that’s life-saving information."
Improvement  of flight crew training has also made a significant difference, Quevedo said.  " Without the actions  of the flight"
"It shouldn't have happened. . . . When it says red, red means stop," Taylor said. "It doesn't mean 'the light must be broken.' It's common sense."
"They are in the business to make money by hauling chemicals over bridges," he said. "When they're not hauling chemicals over bridges, they're not making money."

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Why most plane crashes are survivable read comm... [Published CBC - 31 mins ago]
Why most plane crashes are survivable [Published CKWS Kingston News - 34 mins ago]
First Responders Share Blame for Problems at Pa... [Published NJ Spotlight - 1 hour ago]
Some residents blame gas exposure for health pr... [Published Philly.com - 2 hours ago]
NTSB blames Conrail, local responders in Paulsb... [Published Philly.com - 2 hours ago]
UPDATE 1-PG&E charged with obstruction in San B... [Published CNBC - 3 hours ago]
Plane crash-lands on father and daughter [Published NEWS.com.au - 3 hours ago]
PG&E charged with obstruction in San Bruno natg... [Published DailyMe.Com - 4 hours ago]
Gov. Brown must show PUC President Mike Peevey ... [Published San Francisco Chronicle - 5 hours ago]
Editorial: Tragic deaths demand answers [Published Savannah Morning News - 6 hours ago]
Pilot didn't see family before landing on beach [Published Central Florida News 13 - 7 hours ago]
Nine-year-old girl hit by plane crashing onto F... [Published CW39 NewsFix - 7 hours ago]
PG&E charged with obstruction in San Bruno natg... [Published Reuters: U.S. - 8 hours ago]
Pilot "deeply sorry" for accident that killed 9... [Published CBS News - 8 hours ago]
PG&E hit with new federal charges in San Bruno ... [Published McClatchy DC - 8 hours ago]
PG&E charged with obstruction in San Bruno natg... [Published CNBC - 8 hours ago]
PG&E indicted for obstructing NTSB investigatio... [Published KGO San Francisco - 8 hours ago]
PG&E accused of obstructing justice in San Brun... [Published San Francisco Chronicle - 8 hours ago]
PG&E charged with obstruction in deadly San Bru... [Published KTVU - 9 hours ago]
PG&E hit with new federal felony charges in San... [Published Contra Costa Times - 9 hours ago]
PG&E charged with obstructing NTSB investigatio... [Published KGO San Francisco - 9 hours ago]
Conrail blamed for '12 Paulsboro derailment [Published News Works - 9 hours ago]
Girl dies after being hit by plane on Florida b... [Published Yahoo! Malaysia - 10 hours ago]
Pilot who killed two in beach crash releases st... [Published NBC 2 - 10 hours ago]
Cause of plane crash under investigation [Published Action News Jacksonville - 10 hours ago]
Girl hit by plane on Florida beach dies from he... [Published KUTV.com - 11 hours ago]
Crash Lawsuit Seeks to Blame Runway Contractor [Published Engineering News-Record - 11 hours ago]
9-year-old US girl who was struck by crashing p... [Published Newstalk 1290 CJBK - 11 hours ago]
Investigation continues in plane crash that kil... [Published KPHO Phoenix - 11 hours ago]
Plane crash pilot releases statement on Sunday'... [Published My Sun Coast - 11 hours ago]
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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]
<a href="http://lightbox.time.com/2014/07/18/malaysia-airline-ukraine-crash-jerome-sessini/#1" class="read-more-article" format-article data-event="rr-related"><img src="http://timedotcom.files.wordpress.com/2014/07/malaysia-airlines-crash-9.jpg?w=560&h=374&crop=1" ...
Experts: MH17 Victims Could Have Remained Consc... [Published TIME.com - Jul 25 2014]
In the aftermath of the downing of a Malaysia Airlines jet, it has been widely assumed that death—or at least unconsciousness—came quickly for the 298 people aboard when the Boeing 777 came apart in the oxygen-thin, cold air at 33,000 feet. But some ...
Experts: MH17 Victims Could Have Remained Consc... [Published The China Blog - Jul 25 2014]
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Expert: Recent crashes are a coincidence [Published CNN.com - Video - Jul 24 2014]
Despite recent plane crashes, former NTSB official Bob Francis says it is safe to fly. ...
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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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