National Transportation Safety Board
Tests of pilots killed in plane crashes over more than two decades show an increasing use of both legal and illegal drugs, says NTSB report.
A day after federal officials released investigative documents about a fatal Maryland train derailment, the parents of two 19-year-old women who were killed in the incident criticized CSX Corporation and federal transportation officials and said they are considering a lawsuit against the railroad.
The National Transportation Safety Board says high speed was the probable cause of a shipping accident that did more than $2 million worth of damage to a CSX Corp. coal pier in Baltimore Harbor.
A federal judge has dismissed the Federal Aviation Administration’s only fine against a commercial drone user on the grounds that the small drone was no different than a model aircraft, a decision that appears to undermine the agency’s power to keep a burgeoning civilian drone industry out of the skies.
Do you know the way to San Jose? Quite a few airline pilots apparently don’t.
Warning that a “major loss of life” could result from an accident involving the increasing use of trains to transport large amounts of crude oil, U.S. and Canadian accident investigators urged their governments Thursday to impose new safety rules.
Pilots are becoming so reliant on the computer systems that do most of the flying in today’s airliners that on the rare occasions when something goes wrong, they’re sometimes unprepared to take control, according to aviation safety experts and government and industry studies.
Metro says it has completed 20 of the 29 recommendations the National Transportation Safety Board made following the 2009 crash of two red line trains that resulted in the deaths of nine people.
The pilots of Asiana Flight 214, which crashed in San Francisco in July, as well as the airline, are raising the possibility that a key device that controls the Boeing 777’s speed may have malfunctioned, an aviation expert familiar with the investigation into the crash said Tuesday.
From New York’s Liberty Island to Alaska’s Denali National Park, the U.S. government closed its doors as a bitter budget fight idled hundreds of thousands of federal workers and halted all but the most critical government services for the first time in nearly two decades.