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Smoke filled the L'Enfant Plaza station during the rush hour on Jan. 12, 2015. The station was temporarily closed after the station with smoke. One person died as several were injured as a result of the incident. (Photo credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Investigators Say D.C. Metro Ventilation Inadequate

Federal investigators say Washington’s Metro transit authority did a poor job using ventilation fans to push smoke out of a subway tunnel during a fatal accident last month.

02/11/2015

New York Metro-North Crash

Federal D.C. Team Heading to NY for Fatal Train Collision

A federal investigative team headed from Washington to New York to investigate a commuter train crash that killed six people.

02/04/2015

Smoke filled the L'Enfant Plaza station during the rush hour on Jan. 12, 2015. The station was temporarily closed after the station with smoke. One person died as several were injured as a result of the incident. (Photo credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Metro Apologizes to Riders, Victims’ Families in Newspaper Ad

An electrical malfunction that filled a Washington subway train with smoke, killing one passenger and sickening dozens more, continued for 44 minutes before the Metro transit agency shut off power to the affected rail, federal investigators said Friday.

01/16/2015

An investigator from the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) examines wreckage at the site where a small plane crashed into a residential neighborhood. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

NTSB: Plane Crashed During Marginal Visuals

Federal safety officials say there were marginal visual meteorological conditions when a private jet crashed into a house in Maryland, killing six people.

12/16/2014

File photo of a drone. (credit: SAID KHATIB/AFP/Getty Images)

NTSB: Gov’t Aircraft Regulations Apply To Drones

The government has the power to hold drone operators accountable when they operate the remote-control aircraft recklessly, a federal safety board ruled Tuesday in a setback to small drone operators chafing under Federal Aviation Administration restrictions.

11/18/2014

Smoke rises from a derailed train May 28, 2013 in White Marsh, Maryland.  The cargo train crashed into a garbage truck near Baltimore and exploded after it derailed.  (credit: Steve Ruark/Getty Images)

Final Report: Driver Distracted in Md. Derailment

Federal regulators are set to release their final report in a fiery 2013 crash between a freight train and a dump truck that caused an explosive derailment and rattled homes a half-mile away.

10/22/2014

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. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Study: More Pilots Testing Positive For Drugs

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.

09/09/2014

Baltimore skyline. (Photo credit: MICHELLE KWAJAFA/AFP/Getty Images)

NTSB: Ship Hit Md. CSX Pier While Going Too Fast

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.

04/18/2014

NTSB workers inspect the wreckage of a UPS cargo plane that crashed in a field outside of Birmingham, Alabama. (credit: NTSB via Getty Images)

Pilot Fatigue Possible Factor In Deadly UPS Jet Crash

Pilot fatigue is among several issues being eyed by accident investigators as possible factors in the fatal predawn crash of a UPS cargo jet in Alabama last August.

02/20/2014

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NTSB: Oil Train Crash Risks ‘Major Loss Of Life’

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.

01/23/2014

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