National Transportation Safety Board

Woman dies in Arizona after being hit by Uber self-driving SUV

Woman dies in Arizona after being hit by Uber self-driving SUV

The accident in the Phoenix suburb of Tempe marked the first fatality from a self-driving vehicle.

Mar 20, 2018, 00:34 AM IST
Two dead, 70 injured in South Carolina train crash in US

Two dead, 70 injured in South Carolina train crash in US

The train carrying 139 passengers and eight crew members to Miami from New York collided with the freight train at about 2.30 am local time (0735 GMT).

Feb 04, 2018, 21:42 PM IST

Six killed as small plane crashes in United States

The plane was found near State Highway 111 and US Highway 8 in the town of Harmony.

Jul 03, 2017, 09:01 AM IST
Faulty carburetor led to Harrison Ford`s plane crash

Faulty carburetor led to Harrison Ford`s plane crash

Almost after five months of Harrison Ford's plane crash, a new report by the National Transportation Safety Board has revealed that the crash was caused by engine failure related to a loose part.

Aug 07, 2015, 12:56 PM IST

Philadelphia train derailment: US trying to determine if driver was using phone

US investigators say they are still trying to determine whether an Amtrak engineer used his phone at the controls of the train in a deadly derailment in Philadelphia.

May 21, 2015, 07:28 AM IST

Amtrak train in Philadelphia wreck was travelling at twice speed limit when derailed

An Amtrak train in Philadelphia was travelling at more than 100 miles per hour, over twice the speed limit, when it entered a curve in the tracks and derailed, killing seven people and injuring more than 200, federal investigators said on Wednesday.

May 14, 2015, 05:06 AM IST

Seven dead in US train wreck, high speed at issue

The death toll from the derailment of a US passenger train in Philadelphia rose to seven Wednesday, as excessive speed emerged as a possible cause of the crash.

May 14, 2015, 00:53 AM IST

Five US aircraft landed at wrong airports since 2012: NTSB

Five US aircraft, including a Southwest AirlinesBoeing 737 and an Atlas Air Boeing 747 cargo plane, landed at the wrong airports in recent years due to preventable air traffic control errors, US safety experts said on Monday.

May 05, 2015, 10:37 AM IST

Indian among 6 victims of train accident in New York suburb

A 41-year-old India-born man is among the six victims of the horrific accident in a New York suburb in which a crowded commuter train rammed into a SUV stalled on the tracks and caught fire.

Feb 05, 2015, 12:52 PM IST
Pilot taking selfies led to fatal US air crash

Pilot taking selfies led to fatal US air crash

A pilot who died when he crashed his small aircraft was distracted because he was taking cell phone selfies in the cockpit, likely contributing to the fatal accident, US investigators said Tuesday.

Feb 04, 2015, 14:28 PM IST

NTSB issues new recommendations to find missing planes

Amid several recent high-profile incidents where planes have mysteriously vanished, the US aviation safety authority has issued new recommendations designed to help find wreckage faster and determine what caused crashes.

Jan 29, 2015, 23:57 PM IST
Virgin Galactic 'ignored' space safety warnings: Expert

Virgin Galactic 'ignored' space safety warnings: Expert

Virgin Galactic "ignored" repeated warnings in the years leading up to the deadly crash of its spacecraft in California, a rocket science safety expert has said, as investigators hunted for clues to the accident.

Nov 03, 2014, 15:59 PM IST
Virgin Galactic spacecraft broke apart in mid-air before crash: US investigators

Virgin Galactic spacecraft broke apart in mid-air before crash: US investigators

Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo appears to have broken apart in mid-air before crashing to the ground, said federal investigators on Sunday.

Nov 03, 2014, 09:46 AM IST

`Captain took command before NY landing accident`

The captain of a Southwest Airlines plane that landed on a collapsing nose gear took control from the first officer just 400 feet from the ground.

Aug 07, 2013, 09:27 AM IST

US officials apologise for Asiana crash names gaffe

US officials apologised for mistakenly confirming false and offensive names identifying the pilots of the Asiana flight that crashed last weekend.

Jul 13, 2013, 20:51 PM IST

Safest seat to survive aircrashes revealed

Where a person sits on a plane may prove to be the difference between life and death in a crash, experts have revealed.

Jul 08, 2013, 18:45 PM IST

`Distracted` US pilots fly plane 150 miles off course

The US National Transportation Safety Board has said it is investigating a flight that overshot its destination by 150 miles when pilots reportedly got into a "heated discussion" on airline policy.

Oct 23, 2009, 18:57 PM IST

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