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National Transportation Safety Board

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  • Obama: Pro-Russia separatist missile downed Malaysian airliner

    WASHINGTON A sophisticated surface-to-air missile fired from a part of Ukraine controlled by Russian separatists downed Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, according to available evidence, President Barack Obama said Friday. He confirmed that one American,...
  • Malaysia Airlines jet crash insurance may be complex, lengthy

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Insurance on the Malaysian airliner brought down over Ukraine is likely to pay out relatively quickly if the cause of the crash is determined, but observers say insurance for the loss of 298 lives and other liability could be...
  • U.S. FBI, transport investigators headed to Ukraine after crash

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. investigators are preparing to head to Ukraine to assist in the aftermath of a Malaysian airliner that was shot down over eastern Ukraine with 298 people on board, an official said on Friday. FBI and U.S. National...
  • U.S. concerned about delay in probing Malaysian plane crash site: official

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said on Friday he is concerned about the lack of a major investigation into the downed Malaysian airliner in rebel-held eastern Ukraine. Asked about the delay so far into probing Thursday'...
  • U.S. investigators head to Ukraine to study Malaysia Airlines crash

    The FBI and the National Transportation Safety Board are sending a team of investigators to Ukraine to help investigate the crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, officials said Friday. The plane is believed to have been shot down by a surface-to-air...
  • Public donates to 2 sisters and their mom, all widowed in plane crash

    Public donates to 2 sisters and their mom, all widowed in plane crash
    More than $50,000 has been donated to two pregnant sisters and their mother who were all widowed when their husbands were killed in a plane crash earlier this month near Lake Elsinore. The donation -- made possible through a Go Fund Me page created...
  • Small plane crashes in Pompano Beach; two fliers unhurt

    Small plane crashes in Pompano Beach; two fliers unhurt
    Federal authorities are investigating the crash of a small plane at Pompano Beach Airpark. The plane's two occupants were uninjured Tuesday night when the single-engine Alpha Trainer fixed-wing aircraft lost power, hit some trees and struck a...
  • CDC drops the ball, and the anthrax

    The following editorial appeared in the San Jose Mercury News on Wednesday, July 16: We're no experts on medical research. Nonetheless, we offer this humble safety tip to those who are: When conducting experiments on deadly pathogens, safety...
  • To fight trucker fatigue, focus on economics, not electronics

    To fight trucker fatigue, focus on economics, not electronics
    Last month, after a tractor-trailer collided with a vehicle carrying actor Tracy Morgan and others, national attention focused — briefly — on the serious issue of fatigued truck drivers. The truck's driver, Kevin Roper, was charged with...
  • Norfolk Southern train derails in southwestern Virginia

    A Norfolk Southern Corp. train hauling vehicles and nail polish en route to Norfolk derailed on Monday evening in southwestern Virginia, though there were no injuries or hazardous material spilled, county and company officials said. The 33-car freight...
  • Tracy Morgan Sues Walmart Over Car Crash

    Tracy Morgan is suing Walmart over the car accident that left him with a broken leg, ribs and nose, and another dead. The lawsuit -- filed Thursday in U.S. District Court in New Jersey -- alleges negligence on Walmart's part for allowing employee Kevin...
  • Norfolk Southern train derails in Virginia, no injuries

    (Reuters) - A Norfolk Southern Corp train hauling vehicles and nail polish derailed on Monday evening in southwestern Virginia, though there were no injuries or hazardous material spilled, county and company officials said. The 33-car freight train...