Deborah A.P. Hersman, who has been a Member of the National Transportation Safety Board for 5 years, was sworn in today as the agency’s 12th Chairman.
The National Transportation Safety Board today determined that the probable cause of the 2008 crash in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, of a Cessna 500 was airplane wing-structure damage sustained during impact with one or more large birds (American white pelicans), which resulted in a loss of control of the airplane.
The National Transportation Safety Board continues to make progress in its investigation into the crash of Colgan Air flight 3407 in Clarence Center, New York; according to NTSB Acting Chairman Mark V. Rosenker. The Safety Board has released additional information in its public docket.
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:
In its continuing investigation of the collision between two San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) light rail trains on Saturday, injuring more than 40 people, NTSB Acting Chairman Mark V. Rosenker has announced the following factual information:
WASHINGTON, DC – After leading the National Transportation Safety Board for four and a half years, Mark V. Rosenker has announced that he will resign his position as Acting Chairman and Member. He submitted his letter of resignation to President Obama today.
Washington, DC – National Transportation Safety Board Member Kathryn (Kitty) O’Leary Higgins today submitted to President Obama her resignation from the Board, effective August 3.
The National Transportation Safety Board will hold a public board meeting Tuesday, July 28, at 9:30 a.m., in its Board Room and Conference Center, 429 L’Enfant Plaza, S.W., Washington, D.C.
The National Transportation Safety Board has begun an investigation into yesterday’s transit system accident in San Francisco that injured more than 40 people.
Continental Airlines flight 1404 accident in Denver, Colorado, the National Transportation Safety Board will open the public docket on Friday, July, 17, 2009 at 9 a.m.