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(SB-09-59) Pilot’s Failure To Maintain Altitude Caused Maryland State Police Helicopter Crash In Maryland, NTSB Finds

Washington, DC – The National Transportation Safety Board today determined that the probable cause of the crash of a Maryland State Police (MSP) helicopter emergency medical services flight was the pilot’s attempt to regain visual conditions by performing a rapid descent and his failure to arrest the descent at the minimum descent altitude during a nonpre

(SB-09-60) NTSB Cites Failure Of Tire, Bridge Railing In 2008 Motorcoach Crash That Killed 17, Injured 39

Washington, DC – The National Transportation Safety Board today determined that the probable cause of a fatal motorcoach accident in Sherman, Texas, was the failure of the right steer axle tire, due to an extended period of low-pressure operation, which resulted in sidewall, belting, and body ply separation within the tire, leading to loss of vehicle cont

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