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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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The tensions come as the NTSB has sought greater access to data from autonomous vehicles.
Therefore, it is critical to pipeline operators that the facts documented during an NTSB investigation are accurate and complete, and that the analysis is fair and correct.
The truck would have stopped in time to prevent the accident if it hadn't been speeding in the work zone, NTSB investigator David Rayburn said.
As a result of its findings, the NTSB is recommending that the FAA improve the guidance and training provided to industry and FAA certification engineers on safety assessments and methods of compliance for designs involving new technology.
Both were reprimanded by the NTSB in August for making statements on Air Cargo World's website related to the investigation.
Council founder Mark McCulloh said he ''absolutely'' supports the NTSB's recommendation for the Coast Guard to license operators.
"Earlier today, in response to an inquiry from a media outlet, a summer intern acted outside the scope of his authority when he erroneously confirmed the names of the flight crew on the aircraft," the NTSB said in a statement Friday.
On July 6 NTSB said it was launching a "full go-team" to San Francisco, Calif., to investigate the crash.
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The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) said it would hold two public meetings in April, one on the design and certification of Boeing 787 Dreamliner's battery system, and a second on general lithium-ion battery technology the same month.
ISLAMABAD -- A team of experts from the United States' National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) and Boeing aircraft manufacturing company, left on Sunday after a five-day visit to Pakistan to investigate crash of Bhoja Airline.
Washington, Dec 14(ANI): The United States' National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has recommended that all states in the country must ban telephone conversations while driving.