(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