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National Transportation Safety Board

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  • Fort Meade: DINFOS graduates reflect on their careers

    Three graduates of the Defense Information School participated in a panel discussion as an Alumni Day event for the school's 50th anniversary. "This is our first Alumni Day," said DINFOS Commandant Jeremy Martin. "Judging from the turnout and the...
  • Two dead, two hurt in Arkansas freight train collision

    (Reuters) - Two people were killed and two were injured in northern Arkansas early on Sunday when two Union Pacific freight trains carrying toxic substances collided, Arkansas State Police said. The victims were crew members aboard the trains, which...
  • Plane silent in landing that killed father, daughter on Florida beach

    TAMPA Fla. (Reuters) - A plane that crash-landed on a Florida beach last month, killing a 9-year-old girl and her father, had lost engine power and narrowly missed other people as it glided silently toward shore, the National Transportation Safety Board...
  • California PUC losing luster, clout

    California PUC losing luster, clout
    Recent years have not been kind to the California Public Utilities Commission. Two high-profile disasters—the 2010 San Bruno gas pipeline explosion, which killed eight, and the shutdown last year of the San Onofre nuclear power plant—have...
  • Pilot, passenger walk from wreckage after Oceanside plane crash

    Pilot, passenger walk from wreckage after Oceanside plane crash
    A pilot and his passenger escaped serious injury Tuesday when their plane flipped over while landing in a field in Oceanside, authorities said. Neither of the people on board, passenger Daniel Harabagiu and pilot Lance Murray, were seriously  hurt...
  • U.S. seeks new rules on rail transport of crude oil

    U.S. seeks new rules on rail transport of crude oil
    Five years after a fiery derailment near Rockford left one woman dead and barely one year after another rail crash in Quebec killed 47, the U.S. Department of Transportation acted Wednesday to curtail use of the type of railroad tank car blamed in those...
  • Trains filled with flammable crude oil threaten area, records show

     Trains filled with flammable crude oil threaten area, records show
    As many as 40 crude oil trains, each carrying a million or more gallons of the flammable liquid involved in several recent fiery derailments, roll through the Chicago area weekly, documents obtained by the Tribune show. Although mile-long trains hauling...
  • Ukraine charges anti-aircraft systems moved to Russia

    Ukraine charges anti-aircraft systems moved to Russia
    Three Buk missile systems have made their way from eastern Ukraine across the border into Russia, Ukrainian officials said Saturday, including one lacking the missile they believe brought down a Malaysia Airlines jet the day before. Officials also...
  • PG&E, our indifferent regulators, and the 8 dead of San Bruno

    PG&E, our indifferent regulators, and the 8 dead of San Bruno
    If you're curious about how Pacific Gas & Electric managed to flout gas line safety rules for years, and why there's reason to doubt that the California Public Utilities Commission will hold the company fully responsible for the explosion that destroyed a...
  • Parking lot plane crash: San Diego witnesses describe close call

    Parking lot plane crash: San Diego witnesses describe close call
    Witnesses on the ground described close calls and their shock when a small airplane crashed and burst into flames Wednesday in the parking lot of a Costco in San Diego. “It was pretty nuts. I was just minding my own business and then a plane falls...
  • Cracked rail caused 2012 Md. coal train derailment

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A coal train derailment that killed two Maryland college students was caused by a broken rail on a section of track being monitored by a railroad because of previous problems, the National Transportation Safety Board said Thursday....
  • PG&E hit with new federal charges in San Bruno explosion

    SAN BRUNO, Calif. A federal grand jury on Tuesday issued a new criminal indictment against PG&E in connection with its alleged role in a fatal natural gas explosion in San Bruno in 2010, leaving the utility to face dozens of charges, including a claim...