National Transportation Safety Board


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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 are focusing their probe on why the two pilots and the controller failed to notice that the aircraft was not on the main 7,000-ft.
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.
The National Transportation Safety Board wants the Federal Aviation Administration to adopt new icing regulations for some planes.
National Transportation Safety Board hearing issue was Midway's lack of an RSA, which at standard length should be 1,000 ft.
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