National Transportation Safety Board

Plane crash on Molokai kills 2 people

Maui fire officials say two people have died in a plane crash on Molokai, a Hawaiian island located between Oahu and Maui.<p>Hawaii News Now reports …

Aviation

Pilot, 2 Chinese trainees presumably dead after plane crash in Florida

One pilot and two Chinese trainees are thought to have died after their plane crashed into a lake in the US state of Florida Friday, reports have …

News (China)

Colo. Oil And Gas Fires And Explosions Killed 4 This Year: Post

The Denver Post published a list of 2017 oil and gas explosions statewide since the fatal home explosion in Firestone.<p>ACROSS COLORADO -- In the eight …

Denver

New England news in brief

Boston<p>DA launches drug treatment program<p>Suffolk County District Attorney Daniel F. Conley announced Thursday the launch of “Road to Recovery,” a …

Boston

Father, son dead after farm equipment triggers natural gas explosion in northern Illinois

Authorities in northern Illinois say a father and son were killed in a natural gas pipeline explosion while working on a farm field.<p>Officials on Wednesday said 59-year-old father Rory Miller of Amboy and 30-year-old son Ryan Miller of Oregon died in Tuesday morning's explosion near Nachusa. Lee …

News

Pilot killed in Chesterfield plane crash had been key in redeveloping Chase Park Plaza

No one else was injured when small plane crashed into parking lot of gas station while en route to Spirit of St. Louis airport.

Aviation

How to Survive a Plane Crash

Plane travel is incredibly safe—your odds of dying on a commercial flight are about one in 11 million—but accidents still happen and travelers …

Electric Vehicles

Small Plane Crashes At Rockford Airport, Injuries Reported

Several people were injured as the plane went down in high winds Monday night.<p>ROCKFORD, IL — Four people were hurt when a small plane crashed Monday …

Chicago

Father, son killed trying to land gyrocopter at airport

A father and his son died while trying to land a gyrocopter at an airport in Mississippi, authorities said.<p>Wayne House, 70, and his son, Richard …

Aviation

Another passenger sues after engine caught fire at O'Hare in 2016

Another passenger has filed a lawsuit against Boeing and American Airlines after the airplane she was on caught fire last year on the O’Hare …

Aviation

NMA Lobbying in DC, Part 1 – Reeling in Traffic Enforcement: NMA E-Newsletter #464

Enabled by contributors to our Spring 2017 Campaign, the NMA is pursuing its 2017-18 National Legislative Agenda in Washington. More precisely the …

NTSB: Bird carcasses found in medical helicopter wreckage

DEWITT, Ark. (AP) — Several bird carcasses were found in the wreckage of a medical helicopter that crashed last month in eastern Arkansas, killing …

Aviation

Aftermath: Punching Through

Santa Paula Airport, in Southern California, lies between two mountain ridges oriented generally east-west. The closer of them, a couple of miles …

Flying

Keystone pipeline spill blamed on damage from its construction

A preliminary investigation has found that the 210,000-gallon oil spill last week from the Keystone pipeline was caused by damage sustained when the …

Environment

NTSB: Enforcement of ag transport safety laws ineffective

MIAMI (AP) — A federal investigation of three fatal crashes involving vehicles transporting migrant farmworkers has found that government enforcement of agricultural transportation safety laws is ineffective.<p>The National Transportation Safety Board issued findings and recommendations Tuesday after …

Business

The deadliest train crashes in New Jersey history

NTSB NJT wreck.JPG<p>Aftermath of the Hoboken crash. Photo courtesy of National Transportation Safety Board

New Jersey

NTSB investigating plane crash that killed 89-year-old pilot from Massachusetts

PITTSFORD, Vt. (AP) – Officials in Vermont are investigating what was the cause of a fatal plane crash that killed an 89-year-old Massachusetts …

Aviation

Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing In Vacant Odessa Field

The pilot, who was not identified by authorities, escaped with no injuries.<p>ODESSA, FL - A small plane made an emergency landing in a vacant field in …

Tampa Bay

Small Plane Crashes At St. Pete-Clearwater Airport; Pilot Injured

A single-engine airplane crashed on Runway 36 at St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport.<p>CLEARWATER, FL - A single-engine airplane crashed on …

Aviation

Small plane crashes at St. Pete-Clearwater Airport

A small plane crashed at St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport on Saturday afternoon, according to the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office.<p>The crash …

Aviation

Liow says KTMB derailment 'a big blow' to country's train service system

PUTRAJAYA: In the wake of yet another major Keretapi Tanah Melayu Berhad (KTMB) cargo train derailment in KL that disrupted the country's train …

Pilot found dead after crash had flown planes his whole life

Updated: Nov 24, 2017 - 7:40 AM<p>Loading...<p>A pilot found dead after a small-plane crash in Vermont has been identified as an 89-year-old Massachusetts …

Aviation

Witnesses saw small plane flying low and slow in strong winds before El Paso County crash that killed two

Witnesses told federal air crash investigators they saw a vintage biplane flying low and slow over Palmer Lake amid strong winds moments before it …

Aviation

Despite an accident, hundreds still willing to gamble on riding driverless shuttle in Las Vegas

The small, blue shuttle drove defensively. Slowly. Piloted entirely by computer, it followed the rules of the road like a student driver trying to impress an instructor.<p>It approached the traffic signal, where it was set to turn right. On the corner, a pedestrian attempted to wave it on through …

Transportation

Massachusetts man, 89, found dead in Vermont plane crash

The pilot of a plane that took off from Massachusetts was found dead Thursday in Pittsford, Vt., one day after his plane was first reported missing, …

Boston

89-Year-Old Pilot from Mass. Dies in Plane Crash

One person is deceased after a plane crashed in Pittsford, Vermont.<br>Photo Credit: Vermont State Police

Aviation

Amtrak Safety Culture Blamed for Fatal 2016 Derailment

The National Transportation Safety Board slammed Amtrak’s approach to safety management, charging that it spawned a host of deficiencies that led to …

Engineering

Report: Halladay's plane took sharp dive, didn't deploy parachute before fatal crash - CBSSports.com

A preliminary report National Transportation Safety Board has shined some light on details of the crash<p>Though it's still unknown what definitively …

Aviation

Halladay performed low, fast maneuvers before fatal crash: NTSB

In the moments before the fatal crash, Roy Halladay's aircraft performed low, fast maneuvers, flying as close as 75 feet to houses on the shore, a …

Roy Halladay

Halladay's father was 'concerned' about Roy buying Icon A-5 plane

It's been two weeks since former big-league pitcher Roy Halladay died after crashing his airplane into the Gulf of Mexico, sending shockwaves through …

Aviation