Latest National Transportation Safety Board Stories

2009-04-17 07:14:00

DALLAS, April 17 /PRNewswire/ -- The urgent recommendation of the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) this week to ground the fleet Zodiac CH-601XL Special Light Sport Aircraft was a "heroic decision that could save lives if the Federal Aviation Administration acts promptly," said Ladd Sanger, a leading air crash litigation attorney. "The Zodiac is the Corvair of the air," said Sanger, a licensed commercial pilot and managing partner of the Slack & Davis law firm's Dallas office.

2009-03-24 10:45:00

FREDERICK, Md., March 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The AOPA Air Safety Foundation on Tuesday warned that it's too soon to be making guesses about the cause of Sunday's accident in Montana, saying the accident investigators are still in the data collection phase, which is only the first in a long series of steps toward determining a cause.

2009-02-23 05:00:00

Leading health and safety organizations disturbed that so-called debate centers on false claims vs. peer-reviewed, scientifically sound research DALLAS, Feb.

2009-01-29 14:16:39

NASCAR is responsible for a 2007 airplane crash that occurred in Sanford, Fla., and left five people dead, federal officials allege. National Transportation Safety Board officials accused the stock car racing organization and the two pilots of the airplane of not taking sufficient precautions to prevent the deadly accident, the Orlando (Fla.) Sentinel said Thursday. NTSB officials said the Cessna 310R that crashed into a Sanford residential neighborhood July 10, 2007, had an electrical...

2009-01-26 09:57:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- On December 29, 2008, the Court of Federal Claims awarded Marjorie Murtagh Cooke over $466,000 in economic and liquidated damages, holding the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) liable for willfully violating the Equal Pay Act with respect to Ms.

2009-01-26 07:25:00

The top bird experts in the world are trying to identify what type of bird took down US Airways Flight 1549, which crashed in the Hudson River.

2008-12-30 16:43:00


2008-10-29 06:00:20

By Alan Levin WASHINGTON -- Federal accident investigators on Tuesday charged that the air-ambulance industry and its regulators have moved too slowly to halt the spate of accidents that has made 2008 the deadliest year in emergency medical helicopter history.

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