- NTSB: Navy will find sunken ship, locate key data recorder Updated: Oct-08-15 8:03 pm
JACKSONVILLE, Florida - U.S. safety investigators say the U.S. Navy soon will set out to find the cargo ship sunk in Hurricane Joaquin and locate a data recorder critical to determining why it went down.
- Finding recorder key to solving the sinking of cargo ship Updated: Oct-08-15 5:01 am
JACKSONVILLE, Florida - Investigators trying to determine why a 790-foot cargo ship stalled and sank in the howling winds of Hurricane Joaquin will be searching for a brightly colored device bolted to the deck and pinging away in the blackness and pressure of the 15,000-foot-deep sea.
- The Latest: Coast Guard calls off search for missing crew Updated: Oct-07-15 7:53 pm
JACKSONVILLE, Florida - The latest on a U.S.-based cargo ship that sank in the Atlantic and the search for crew members. All times local:
- Manufacturer inspecting other engines after jetliner fire Updated: Oct-06-15 8:05 pm
LAS VEGAS - The company that made an engine that caught fire as a British Airways plane was taking off from Las Vegas is inspecting other engine parts as part of a federal investigation of the incident.
- The Latest: Diesel fuel disappeared after Vermont derailment Updated: Oct-06-15 4:36 pm
MONTPELIER, Vermont - The latest on the derailment of an Amtrak train in Vermont (all times local):
- Obama withdraws nomination of ex-MBTA head to transit board Updated: Oct-06-15 1:56 am
BOSTON - President Barack Obama has withdrawn the nomination of Boston's former public transit head to the National Transportation Safety Board.
- Questions remain year after fatal plane crash near Dubuque Updated: Oct-05-15 11:58 am
DUBUQUE, Iowa - Questions remain nearly a year after a single-engine plane crashed and killed its pilot on the outskirts of Dubuque, including why the aircraft went down.
- Attorney: Pilot who left plane crash scene was disoriented Updated: Oct-01-15 5:50 pm
FORT WAYNE, Indiana - A pilot who left the scene of a weekend plane crash in Fort Wayne was "stunned, dazed and confused" and also suffering from medical and bereavement issues, his attorney says.
- NTSB: 3 skydivers safely jumped before Texas plane crash Updated: Oct-01-15 8:32 am
LEXINGTON, Texas - Federal investigators say three people safely parachuted from a skydiving school aircraft before the single-engine plane crashed in Texas, killing the pilot.
- Federal safety oversight recommended for DC subway system Updated: Sep-30-15 3:22 pm
WASHINGTON - Federal investigators recommended Wednesday that the federal government assume oversight of Washington's troubled subway system, an unprecedented step for an urban mass transit network.
- Washington state suspends operations of duck tour company Updated: Sep-28-15 7:51 pm
SEATTLE - Washington state regulators suspended the operations of a Seattle tour company Monday after one of its amphibious vehicles swerved into an oncoming charter bus last week, killing five people and hurting dozens of others.
- NTSB: Pilot didn't fully prepare before deadly copter crash Updated: Sep-28-15 4:33 pm
SILT, Colorado - A helicopter crash that killed three people in Colorado last year likely stemmed from the pilot failing to properly prepare for the flight or see a power line that the aircraft struck, federal investigators said.
- Q&A: Things to know about the deadly Seattle duck boat crash Updated: Sep-28-15 11:08 am
SEATTLE - Federal officials are investigating a deadly crash last week between an amphibious tour vehicle and a charter bus carrying international college students in Seattle. Here are questions and answers about the collision and the National Transportation Safety Board investigation.
- The Latest: Chinese teen killed in Seattle crash identified Updated: Sep-25-15 7:17 pm
SEATTLE - The latest on a crash between an amphibious tour vehicle and a charter bus in Seattle (all times local):
- Report: Unlicensed pilot flew plane that crashed, killing 5 Updated: Sep-23-15 11:39 am
SAVANNAH, Georgia - An unlicensed pilot was flying a small homebuilt plane that crashed last week in rural south Georgia, killing all five people on board, after a witness saw the aircraft weaving up-and-down close to the treetops, federal investigators said in a preliminary report.
- NTSB: Pilots in plane crash that killed 4 weren't qualified Updated: Sep-22-15 8:51 pm
DENVER - Investigators say the two pilots of a twin-engine plane that crashed in southwest Colorado, killing all four people aboard, were not qualified to fly the aircraft.
- NTSB interviews derailed ethanol train engineer, conductor Updated: Sep-21-15 7:12 pm
SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota - Federal investigators looking into a weekend train derailment in rural South Dakota on Monday began to interview the engineer and conductor of the train, seven of whose ethanol tanker cars left the tracks, causing at least one to catch on fire.
- US transportation board to probe some limousine crashes Updated: Sep-17-15 10:37 pm
MINEOLA, New York - The National Transportation Safety Board has agreed to investigate some limousine accidents, something it has rarely done, after a lawmaker and others questioned the safety of vehicles modified into stretch limos.
- Memories vivid 25 years after tanker exploded in Bay City Updated: Sep-16-15 4:11 am
BAY CITY, Michigan - As a 20-year-old firefighter, only nine months into his career, Todd Shorkey had only heard stories about those "once-in-a-lifetime" fires.
- Federal report released on fatal 2013 helicopter crash Updated: Sep-10-15 3:13 pm
TALIHINA, Oklahoma - Federal investigators say the pilot of a medical helicopter that crashed two years ago in Oklahoma could have followed a different departure path before the fatal accident.
- NTSB: Crew neglected pre-flight check in crash that killed 7 Updated: Sep-09-15 2:33 pm
BOSTON - The pilots of a business jet that crashed in Massachusetts last year, killing a Philadelphia newspaper co-owner and six other people, did not perform a pre-flight check, failed to disengage a safety mechanism before attempting takeoff and reacted too late to a warning light, federal investigators said Wednesday.