National Transportation Safety Board

In this Nov. 1, 2014 file photo, wreckage lies near the site where a Virgin Galactic space tourism rocket, SpaceShipTwo, exploded and crashed in Mojave, Calif.  (Ringo H.W. Chiu/AP 2014)

NTSB: Company should have prepared for human error

WASHINGTON — The developer of the commercial spacecraft that broke apart during…

 

Emergency personnel from Berkeley County stand outside a campground surrounded by police tape near Moncks Corner, S.C., Tuesday, July 7, 2015, after an F-16 fighter jet smashed into a small plane over South Carolina. (Brad Nettles/The Post and Courier via AP)

NTSB: 2 killed when F-16, small plane crash; jet pilot safe

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. — An F-16 fighter jet smashed into a small…

 

NTSB releases report on BART accident that killed 2 workers in 2013

BART's since-suspended "simple approval" practice was the probable cause of an accident…

 

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NTSB: Planes should have technologies so they can be found

Responding to recent incidents in which airliners vanished, U.S. accident investigators recommended…

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(AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)The demolished remains of a FedEx truck is towed into a CalTrans maintenance station in Willows

NTSB: No evidence of pre-impact fire in bus crash

RED BLUFF, Calif. -- Federal investigators said Sunday that they haven't found…

(AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)The demolished remains of a FedEx truck is towed into a CalTrans maintenance station in Willows
Cindy Chew/2005 S.F. Examiner file photoThe National Transportation Safety Board issued recommendations Thursday that would require rail agencies nationwide to use extra safety systems to protect rail side workers in the wake of two BART workers who were killed Oct. 19.

Investigators urge safety rules for rail workers

Federal transportation safety officials are citing the deaths of two San Francisco…

Cindy Chew/2005 S.F. Examiner file photoThe National Transportation Safety Board issued recommendations Thursday that would require rail agencies nationwide to use extra safety systems to protect rail side workers in the wake of two BART workers who were killed Oct. 19.
AP Photo/Hal YeagerNational Transportation Safety Board investigators remove a black box from the the tail section of the UPS cargo plane that crashed Wednesday on approach to the Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport Thursday

NTSB: No engine failure in fatal UPS plane crash

Federal investigators found no initial evidence that a UPS cargo jet suffered…

AP Photo/Hal YeagerNational Transportation Safety Board investigators remove a black box from the the tail section of the UPS cargo plane that crashed Wednesday on approach to the Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport Thursday
Getty Image File PhotoMea culpa:  Above: PG&E’s reputation took a major hit after a pipeline blast that killed eight people and destroyed dozens of San Bruno homes in 2010.

PG&E drops $10 million to regain public trust

PG&E — the utility responsible for the deadly and destructive 2010 natural…

Getty Image File PhotoMea culpa:  Above: PG&E’s reputation took a major hit after a pipeline blast that killed eight people and destroyed dozens of San Bruno homes in 2010.