The National Transportation Safety Board is devoting two days at its Training Center to offer guidance to aviation public affairs professionals on how to most effectively manage emergency communications following a major aircraft accident.
Washington, DC – In a Special Investigation Report (SIR-09/02) adopted today, the National Transportation Safety Board concluded that pedal misapplication was a factor in five heavy vehicle accidents investigated by the Board between 2005 and 2008.
Washington, DC – The National Transportation Safety Board today issued 19 recommendations regarding Helicopter Emergency Medical Services (HEMS).
President Barack Obama has designated National Transportation Safety Board Member Christopher A. Hart as the agency’s Vice Chairman.
The National Transportation Safety Board recommends that the Federal Aviation Administration:
Require that operators of Boeing DC-9 series, MD-80 series, MD-90 series, and B-717 airplanes include items in their preflight checklists to verify that a check of the takeoff warning system is accomplished before every flight. (A-09- 67)
In its continuing investigation of the midair collision of an air tour helicopter and a small plane over the Hudson River on Saturday, the National Transportation Safety Board has developed the following factual information: On August 8, 2009, at 11:53 a.m.
The National Transportation Safety Board has dispatched a Go Team to investigate today’s midair collision over the Hudson River between New York City and New Jersey of a small airplane and a tourist helicopter.
As part of its continuing investigation into an accident in which a business jet overran the runway during takeoff in Columbia, South Carolina, killing four and injuring two, the National Transportation Safety Board will open the public accident docket on Friday, August 7, 2009.
The National Transportation Safety Board today released the site of the Ft. Totten accident back to the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA). The site, located on the Red Line between Ft. Totten and Takoma stations in Washington, D.C., was the scene of the fatal collision of two WMATA trains on June 22, 2009.
The National Transportation Safety Board continues to make progress in its investigation of the June 22, 2009, collision of two Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) trains on the Red Line in Washington, D.C. The Board has developed the following factual information: