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Plane that crashed in Joliet may have broken up in the air, NTSB says

Chicago Tribune - ‎17 hours ago‎
Parts of the 1960s-era twin-engine Piper Comanche were discovered at more than five sites within three-quarters of a mile of the main crash site, NTSB air safety investigator Ed Malinowski said Friday. One of the plane's engines was found at the main ...
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PG&E's 1st defense witness denies misleading NTSB

KTVU San Francisco - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
SAN FRANCISCO (BCN) - PG&E Co.'s first defense witness in its criminal trial told a U.S. jury in San Francisco today that company employees never sought to impede a federal probe of a fatal pipeline explosion in San Bruno.
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PG&E misled NTSB investigators looking into San Bruno blast, according to testimony

The Mercury News - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
Prosecutors showed Chhatre a letter indicating that PG&E in 2011 provided the NTSB with conflicting versions of its policy for spikes of pressure on gas pipelines.
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NTSB: Plane that crashed headed for Wisconsin

KCRG - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
Ed Malinowski with the NTSB says the plane was a PA30. It had taken off from Florida, landed in Tennessee before taking off again and was headed for Wisconsin.

PG&E Fights Back as Prosecutors Rest Case

Courthouse News Service - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
On Wednesday, National Transportation Safety Board accident investigator Ravindra Chhatre told jurors that PG&E violated procedure by interviewing witnesses before they spoke to investigators.

NTSB: No mechanical problem in plane crash that killed candidate

DesMoinesRegister.com - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
DUBUQUE, Ia. - Federal investigators say the loss of airplane control in bad weather likely caused a 2014 crash that killed a Dubuque physician who was running for the U.S.

NTSB: Pilot in Rochester plane crash likely 'disoriented' by fog

Minnesota Public Radio News (blog) - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
The NTSB's conclusion wasn't much of a surprise (see NewsCut: “How Planes Crash” - 12/12/12) as one of the passengers had already published a first-person account of the accident in which he says he never saw the runway as the plane descended ...
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NTSB opens Tesla Autopilot crash probe

USA TODAY - ‎Jul 12, 2016‎
The safety of Tesla Motors' partially self-driving car technology is the subject of a National Transportation Safety Board investigation after a crash that killed a driver in Florida who had activated the system in his vehicle. The NTSB has sent a team ...

NTSB: Train Didn't Heed Stop Signal in Deadly Texas Wreck

Claims Journal - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
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 federal report released Thursday.

NTSB: Plane which crashed, killed pilot wasn't supposed to take off

Palm Beach Post - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
Joseph Loney wasn't supposed to take off of the runway on April 1, 2015, the day he died after an experamental plane he was flying crashed nose first into the ground about one mile away from the St. Lucie County Airport, according to a crash report ...

NYSP and NTSB investigating fatal plane crash in Esperance

NEWS10 ABC - ‎Jul 17, 2016‎
ESPERANCE, N.Y. (NEWS10) - State Police and NTSB investigators are taking the lead on the investigation into the small plane crash in Schoharie County that left three dead and one severely injured Saturday afternoon.
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NTSB: Skydiver was seriously injured in Longmont after striking plane during jump

The Denver Post - ‎Jul 15, 2016‎
The pilot saw that three skydivers had jumped from the propeller plane even though he had only activated an amber light in the aircraft to let them know it was safe to open the door and spot the landing, the NTSB report says. Another person aboard told ...

NTSB roundtable focuses on rail tank car safety

Safety+Health magazine - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
A passenger in a vehicle waiting at the rail crossing died as a result of a fire following the derailment, according to a report from NTSB. The report found that a DOT-111 tank car can almost always be expected to breach in the event of incidents ...
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NTSB: Train Failed To Stop Prior To Fiery Texas Panhandle Fatal Crash

Houston Public Media - ‎Jul 14, 2016‎
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) says in the report released Thursday that an eastbound BNSF railway train failed to slow at a yellow warning signal on June 28 and then continued past a red signal before striking an oncoming BNSF train.
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Tesla crash leads NTSB to begin probe of autonomous driving technology

Teslarati - ‎Jul 12, 2016‎
The echoes of the Autopilot crash that killed Joshua Brown on May 7 are still reverberating. Not only is the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration conducting an investigation, now the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is ...
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Tesla crash prompts NTSB investigation into autonomous driving

Engadget - ‎Jul 9, 2016‎
Investigations are already underway regarding the role of Autopilot in the fatal Tesla Model S crash on May 7th, but the National Transportation Safety Board wants to take things one step further.
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NTSB opens probe of Florida Tesla accident

ConsumerAffairs - ‎Jul 11, 2016‎
Photo (c) Tesla The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is sending five investigators to Florida to look into the May 7 fatal accident involving a Tesla that slammed into a tractor-trailer truck while running on Autpilot.

NTSB investigating TVA helicopter crash Graves County

WPSD Local 6 - ‎Jul 12, 2016‎
The pilot, Randy Love, died. Although we don't know that it was the crash that killed him. Investigators say Love's helicopter rolled over during landing.

NTSB releases preliminary report on Cove Crash

Homer News - ‎Jul 14, 2016‎
According to the NTSB report, Rogoff took off from the Homer Airport about 5:40 p.m. in her amphibious, float-equipped plane - a plane that could land on a runway as well as water.

NTSB On Why They Didn't Respond to Mosier: Been There, Done That

Patch.com - ‎Jul 10, 2016‎
While many agencies sent representatives to investigate the disaster and oversee the clean-up, one agency was conspicuously absent - the NTSB. So, Oregon's senators - Wyden and Merkley - wrote to the NTSB wanting to know why. "This information ...
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