Washington, DC – NTSB Vice Chairman Christopher A. Hart testified today regarding the ongoing investigation into the mid-air collision over the Hudson River. The collision occurred on August 8 between a helicopter and an airplane. All 9 persons on board both aircraft were killed.
American Samoa and Puerto Rico Also Lack a Booster Seat Law
As part of the Safety Board’s investigation into the sinking of the FV Alaska Ranger in the Bering Sea, the NTSB will open the public accident docket on Friday, September 4, 2009.
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 – The National Transportation Safety Board today issued 19 recommendations regarding Helicopter Emergency Medical Services (HEMS).
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.
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.