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NTSB Issues 1st Report on Fatal Midair Arizona Collision

Oct 25 2021 // The National Transportation Safety Board issued its preliminary report on a fatal midair collision involving a helicopter and a small plane outside a suburban Phoenix airport earlier this month. The flight instructor and...

NTSB: Driver was Behind Wheel When Tesla Crashed Near Houston, Killing Two

Oct 25 2021 // A driver was behind the wheel when a Tesla electric car crashed and burned last April near Houston, killing two men, neither of whom was found in the driver’s seat. The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board...

NTSB: Louisiana Boat’s Engine Room-Only Fuel Shutoff Valves Let Fire Spread

Oct 11 2021 // Fuel shutoff valves outside the engine room might have stopped a fire that destroyed a shrimp boat after an explosion off Louisiana last year, federal investigators say. Other shrimpers saw the smoke and rescued all four...

NTSB: Poor Communication Led to Fatal Towboat Crash in Louisiana

Sep 27 2021 // A fatal head-on crash between barges pushed by two towboats in Louisiana was caused by inadequate communication and failure to broadcast their total sizes, the National Transportation Safety Board says. The RC Creppel...

National Transportation Safety Board Probes Deadly Tesla Crash in Florida

Sep 21 2021 // The National Transportation Safety Board has opened an investigation into a crash of a Tesla Inc. vehicle, the second probe by the agency of a fatal accident involving the electric carmaker’s models in less than six...

NTSB: Georgia Cargo Shipwreck Caused by Inaccurate Stability Calculations

Sep 16 2021 // Inaccurate stability calculations caused the capsizing of vehicle carrier Golden Ray that resulted in $200 million worth of damages, the National Transportation Safety Board said. The Marine Accident Report details the...

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