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National Transportation Safety Board

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  • Asiana Crew Confused By Aircraft's Technology, NTSB Finds In July 6 Crash

    WASHINGTON — The deadly crash of Asiana Airlines Flight 214 at San Francisco International Airport resulted directly from the crew's confusion over the plane's technology, federal officials said Tuesday, adding that emergency officials responding to...
  • NTSB criticizes Asiana crew, Boeing, emergency response in San Francisco crash

    WASHINGTON As Asiana Airlines Flight 214 descended to its doom in the final minutes of its approach to San Francisco International Airport, its crew had several chances to avert disaster. But a tragic combination of the pilots' poor judgment, their...
  • Asiana pilots failed to monitor airspeed and altitude, NTSB says

    Asiana pilots failed to monitor airspeed and altitude, NTSB says
    Asiana Airlines Flight 214 swooped over San Francisco Bay that summer day, its instruments indicating it was too high to start a safe landing. The pilots adjusted the altitude but inadvertently shut off the automatic throttle. That caused the Boeing 777...
  • How to make big trucks safer

    How to make big trucks safer
    What does it sound like inside an 18-wheeler rolling down the highway? If you answered "engine growls and country music," you might be right. But don't forget the truck's dashboard-mounted computer, warning in a robotic, female voice: "You have 9...
  • As hobby drone use increases, so do concerns about privacy, security

    As hobby drone use increases, so do concerns about privacy, security
    Some Los Angeles Kings fans were celebrating the team's Stanley Cup win outside the Staples Center last week when they noticed a Phantom-model quadcopter drone buzzing above, surveying the scene. Angry at the intrusion, they knocked it down using a T-...
  • Asiana Airlines crash caused by pilot 'mismanagement,' NTSB concludes

     Asiana Airlines crash caused by pilot 'mismanagement,' NTSB concludes
    U.S. investigators on Tuesday said Boeing should consider modifying flight controls on the 777 jetliner in response to an Asiana Airlines crash in San Francisco last July that killed three people and injured more than 180. The National Transportation...
  • The crash of American Airlines Flight 191 near O'Hare

    The crash of American Airlines Flight 191 near O'Hare
    As an American Airlines DC-10 jet roared into the sky over O'Hare International Airport on this Friday afternoon, its left engine fell off. Flight 191, bound for Los Angeles at the beginning of the Memorial Day weekend, rolled over in the air and...
  • Tracy Morgan moved to rehab; fiancee thanks his fans for prayers

    Tracy Morgan moved to rehab; fiancee thanks his fans for prayers
    Tracy Morgan is making progress as he recovers from injuries suffered in a June 7 crash that killed a friend and injured two others. "Tracy has been transferred to an undisclosed rehab center, where he is expected to remain for the next few weeks,"...
  • Tracy Morgan transferred from hospital to rehab center

    Tracy Morgan transferred from hospital to rehab center
    Tracy Morgan has been transferred from the hospital to a rehab center, his rep told TheWrap. “Tracy has been transferred to an undisclosed rehab center, where he is expected to remain for the next few weeks,” Lewis Kay said. “While...
  • Trucker in Tracy Morgan crash was speeding, feds say

    Trucker in Tracy Morgan crash was speeding, feds say
    The Wal-Mart trucker charged in the fatal crash that left Tracy Morgan critically injured was going 20 miles above the speed limit and had been driving for 9½ hours when the crash occurred, federal officials said Thursday.  Due to construction work,...
  • Worst plane crash in U.S. history

     Worst plane crash in U.S. history
    Thirty-five years ago Sunday, in what remains the worst airline crash on U.S. soil, more than 270 people were killed near O'Hare International Airport when American Airlines Flight 191 lost its left engine on takeoff, rolled sickeningly and crashed near a...
  • Former NBA, NHL owner among 7 killed in plane crash

    Former NBA, NHL owner among 7 killed in plane crash
    Lewis Katz, the co-owner of the Philadelphia Inquirer newspaper, was among seven people killed when a private jet caught fire and crashed as it tried to take off near Boston, the newspaper said Sunday. Katz, 72, also co-owned Philadelphia's Daily News...