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National Transportation Safety Board

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  • U.S. blames pilot errors, fatigue for 2013 UPS plane crash in Alabama

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The fatal crash of a United Parcel Service Inc cargo plane at an Alabama airport last year resulted from pilot errors that caused it to clip trees and slam into the ground just short of the runway, the National Transportation Safety...
  • Drug use up among U.S. pilots killed in crashes: government study

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Tests on pilots killed in plane crashes in the United States since 1990 have found a four-fold increase in the use of legal and illegal drugs, according to a study released on Tuesday by the National Transportation Safety Board. Of...
  • Pilot killed at Reno Air Races, scene of 2011 crash

    (Reuters) - A veteran pilot died when he crashed during qualifying for the National Championship Air Races, official said on Tuesday in Reno, where 11 people were killed in 2011 when a World War Two-era plane slammed into the ground near the grandstand....
  • Toyota: Precollision Systems 'Widely Available' by 2018 Model Year

     
    Toyota says it plans to introduce new collision mitigation technology in 2015 and hopes the technology will become widely available ??? but not necessarily standard ??? across the automaker's lineup by the 2018 model year. Company executives recently told...
  • Update: U.S. under attack [archives]

    As traffic on the World Wide Web came to a crawl the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, chicagotribune.com communicated with many of its readers via e-mail. This is the third of four Tribune Alerts that were sent that day to more than 19,800 readers -- and that...
  • PUC proposes $1.4-billion PG&E fine for San Bruno explosion

    PUC proposes $1.4-billion PG&E fine for San Bruno explosion
    California's largest utility, Pacific Gas & Electric Co., should pay $1.4 billion for a 2010 pipeline explosion that leveled a Bay Area neighborhood and killed eight people, state regulators proposed Tuesday. The penalty, which is not yet final, would...
  • PG&E faces record fines over deadly California pipeline blast

    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The California Public Utilities Commission on Tuesday levied penalties of a record $1.4 billion on Pacific Gas and Electric Co, stemming from the deadly 2010 San Bruno natural gas pipeline rupture and fire near San Francisco....
  • 'Miracle' flight survivor says PTSD related to her firing

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. A survivor of the "Miracle on the Hudson" flight has filed suit against Staples, alleging the office-product giant fired her in part for taking extended leave because of PTSD related to the crash. Denise Lockie of Charlotte, a passenger...
  • All five aboard small plane killed in crash at Colorado airport

    All five aboard small plane killed in crash at Colorado airport
    DENVER (Reuters) - All five people aboard a single-engine airplane died after it crashed on Sunday in a field beside a runway during an attempt to land at a northern Colorado airport, authorities said. Peter Knudson, spokesman for the National...
  • Medical transport plane crashes in New Mexico, killing four

    Four people were killed Wednesday night when a Phoenix-bound medical transport plane went down in a fiery crash shortly after takeoff in southern New Mexico, police said. The twin-engine propeller plane was found burning near the Dona Ana County...
  • Four college students killed in fiery Ohio plane crash

    CLEVELAND (Reuters) - Four Ohio college students were killed late Monday in a fiery plane crash near a Cleveland-area airport, investigators and college officials said on Tuesday. The 1999 Cessna went down on Monday about 10 p.m. local time (2300 ET...
  • Pilots' union, UPS barred from probe of 2013 U.S. crash

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board told United Parcel Service Inc and its pilots union on Monday that they can no longer take part in the investigation of a 2013 crash that killed two UPS pilots. The agency said in a...