Amtrak engineer not on phone at time of crash

The National Transportation Safety Board said Wednesday that investigators believe Amtrak engineer Brandon Bostian was not using his phone for calls, texts or Internet while he was operating the train that crashed on May 12 in Philadelphia. The NTSB ceited analysis of his phone records. Also, the NTSB said Amtrak's records "confirm that the engineer did not access the train's Wi-Fi system while he was operating the locomotive." The NTSB said in its preliminary report the New York-bound train had just entered a curve at 106 miles and hour, through the curve had a speed limit of 50 miles an hour. The report said the engineer applied emergency brakes as it entered the curve, but the locomotive and all seven passenger cars derailed.

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