National Transportation Safety Board

The partially reconstructed shell of the remains of TWA Flight 800 are seen inside the hangar of the National Transportation and Safety Board (NTSB) Training Center on July 2, 2013 in Ashburn, Va. (credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Officials Reaffirm TWA Flight 800 Crash Was Not Caused By Bomb, Missile

Current and former federal officials who played key roles in the investigation of one of the nation’s worst aviation disasters said Tuesday they stand by their conclusion that the crash of TWA flight 800 was caused by an accidental fuel tank explosion, and not a bomb or missile.

07/02/2013

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NTSB: Rail Crossing Stop Signs Faded, Displaced

A preliminary report on the train derailment in Rosedale says stop signs at a rail grade crossing were faded and displaced.

06/12/2013

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Close Call Between Airliner, Military Helicopter near D.C.

Federal officials say there was a close call between a military helicopter and a regional airliner attempting to land at Reagan National Airport near Washington on Friday.

05/26/2013

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NTSB Recommends Lowering Legal Limit to Reduce Drunken Driving Deaths

Federal accident investigators recommended Tuesday that states cut their threshold for drunken driving by nearly half, matching a standard that has substantially reduced highway deaths in other countries.

05/14/2013

Joseph Kolly PH.D. of the National Transportation Safety Board shows the charred battery box from a Japan Airlines (JAL) 787 at the NTSB headquarters on Jan. 24, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

NTSB Wants Boeing To Provide Full Operating History Of Lithium-Ion Batteries

U.S. investigators said Wednesday they asked Boeing Co. to provide a full operating history of lithium-ion batteries used in its grounded 787 Dreamliners after Japan’s All Nippon Airways revealed it had repeatedly replaced the batteries even before overheating problems surfaced.

01/30/2013

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Derailed Train In Ellicott City Caused $2.2 Million In Damages

Weeks after a deadly train crash claimed the lives of two teenage girls in Ellicott City and transportation officials reveal the derailment caused $2.2 million in damages.

09/05/2012

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NTSB Releases Documents In Fatal 2011 Virginia Bus Crash That Killed Four

The National Transportation Safety Board has released hundreds of documents in its investigation into a bus crash on Interstate 95 in Virginia that killed four people and injured dozens.

06/08/2012

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Metro Crash Victims To Be Honored With Plaque Instead Of More Permanent Memorial

The nine people killed in a Metrorail crash in June 2009 in northeast Washington will be honored with a plaque near the crash site next month.

05/11/2012

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