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(SB-10-01) NTSB Determines Engineer’s Failure To Observe And Respond To Red Signal Caused 2008 Chatsworth Accident; Recorders In Cabs Recommended

Washington, DC – The National Transportation Safety Board determined today that the 2008 rail accident in Chatsworth, California, involving a Metrolink commuter train and a Union Pacific freight train, was caused by the Metrolink engineer’s prohibited use of a wireless device while he was operating the train.

(SB-10-01) NTSB Determines Engineer’s Failure To Observe And Respond To Red Signal Caused 2008 Chatsworth Accident; Recorders In Cabs Recommended - See more at: http://blog.rtiforensics.com/2010/01/21/sb-10-01-ntsb-determines-engineers-failure-to-observe-

Washington, DC – The National Transportation Safety Board determined today that the 2008 rail accident in Chatsworth, California, involving a Metrolink commuter train and a Union Pacific freight train, was caused by the Metrolink engineer’s prohibited use of a wireless device while he was operating the train.

(SB-09-65) NTSB Cites Actions By Bridge Crew As Probable Cause Of Allision Of The Orange Sun With The Dredge New York

Washington, DC – The National Transportation Safety Board has determined that the probable cause of the January 24, 2008 allision of the MV Orange Sun with the dredge New York was the master’s failure to appropriately use bridge resource management and to communicate; specifically, to familiarize his bridge crew with and inform the pilot of the vessel’s o

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