National Transportation Safety Board

United States government investigative agency for civil transportation accidents

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The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is an independent U.S. government investigative agency responsible for civil transportation accident investigation. In this role, the NTSB investigates and reports on aviation accidents and incidents, certain types of highway crashes, ship and marine accidents, pipeline incidents, and railroad accidents. When requested, the NTSB will assist the military and foreign governments with accident investigation. The NTSB is also in charge of investigating cases of hazardous materials releases that occur during transportation. The agency is based in Washington, D.C. As of Decemberย 2014, it has four regional offices located in Anchorage, Alaska; Denver, Colorado; Ashburn, Virginia; and Seattle, Washington. The agency also operates a national training center at its Ashburn facility.

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A jet that ran off a runway and into a river touched down to the right of the runwayโ€™s centerline, returned to the centerline and then veered again.
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The National Transportation Safety Board is warning about the safety of floatplanes. Three crashed since last week in Alaska, killing nine people. Jonathan..
Credit: CBS News - Published 3 days ago

The surviving pilot in last week's fatal mid-air plane collision in Alaska saw a flash just before the two planes collided with a "large, loud impact," according..
Credit: Reuters - Published 3 days ago

A third small plane crashed in two weeks
Credit: CBS News - Published 3 days ago

The National Transportation Safety Board said Tesla's Autopilot system was active when a driver was killed in during a 2018 crash in Florida.
Credit: USATODAY.com - Published 1 week ago

Tesla Model 3 involved in a fatal crash with a semitrailer in Florida on March 1 was operating on the company's semi-autonomous Autopilot system
Credit: CBS News - Published 1 week ago

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