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National Transportation Safety Board

An agency in the United States responsible for investigating airline, waterway and rail accidents, and some highway car accidents. It also investigates oil and gas pipeline incidents. The board consists of five members appointed by the president with Senate confirmation. It was created in 1967.
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US National Transportation Safety Board investigators and Lexington Blue Grass Airport officials confirmed yesterday that alterations had been made to the taxiway that a Comair CRJ200 used before taking off from the incorrect runway Sunday morning and that the lights on that shorter runway were out of service at the time.
All information represents preliminary 1993 results released by the National Transportation Safety Board today.
During the Summit, Mark Rosenker, acting chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), described safety innovations already widely used in the aviation industry that will "someday be in all cars in our country; but that will take a long time.
As well as contacting the National Transportation Safety Board, Saidel also sent a separate letter of concern to Alfred P.
Neither was fatal, according to National Transportation Safety Board records.
WASHINGTON, March 31 /PRNewswire/ -- The following statement was issued today by the Air Line Pilots Association in response to the National Transportation Safety Board findings in the TWA Flight 843 accident:
The protection afforded by the AAIR system is best understood in the context of National Transportation Safety Board statistics which state that not only do the vast majority of aircraft crashes involve general aviation aircraft, but that approximately 75 percent of these incidents are survivable.
The Federal Aviation Administration should not exempt airplanes with fewer than 30 seats from rules requiring inspections of older planes, the National Transportation Safety Board says.
George Petterson, an air safety investigator for the National Transportation Safety Board, contends there are strong similarities between the crash in 1994 and one that killed three aerial firefighters in the Sierra Nevada in June.
The National Transportation Safety Board will hold a news briefing this evening on last night's Amtrak train derailment at New Port News, Va.
Senate in 1992 as a member and as chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB).
The National Transportation Safety Board wants the Federal Aviation Administration to adopt new icing regulations for some planes.
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