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 Accident Reports

Accident Reports are one of the main products of an NTSB investigation. Reports provide details about the accident, analysis of the factual data, conclusions and the probable cause of the accident, and the related safety recommendations. Most reports focus on a single accident, though the NTSB also produces reports addressing issues common to a set of similar accidents.


Most Recent Reports

Listing of accident reports for NTSB (National Transportation and Safety Board)
Report NumberNTSB TitleAccident DateReport DateCityStateCountryOtherReport
HAB-16-04 ​Highway Accident Brief: Collision of Two School Buses with Subsequent Rollover12/2/2014 5/5/2016Knoxville
TN Knox County  Asheville Highway (State Route 9), near John Sevier Highway (State Route 168)PDF
RAR-16-01 Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority L’Enfant Plaza Station Electrical Arcing and Smoke Accident1/12/2015 5/3/2016Washington
DC   PDF
HAB-16-03 ​Highway Accident Brief: Bus roadway departure and collision with moving train1/14/2015 4/21/2016Penwell
TX Ector County  Interstate 20PDF
ASR-16-02 Safety Recommendation Report: Crash-Resistant Fuel Systems on Airbus Helicopters 4/19/2016
   PDF
 Preliminary Report: Railroad DCA16FR0074/3/2016 4/18/2016Chester
PA USA  PDF
 ​Preliminary Report: Railroad DCA16MR0043/14/2016 4/5/2016Cimarron
KS USA  PDF
PAB1601 ​Pipeline Accident Brief: Birmingham Public Housing Gas Explosion12/17/2013 3/30/2016Birmingham
AL USA  PDF
ASR-16-01 Safety Recommendation Report: Preventing Windshield Arcing, Smoke, and Fire on Bombardier DHC-8 Airplanes 6/5/2015 3/11/2016Windsor Locks
CT   PDF
RAB1601 Railroad Accident Brief: CSXT Petroleum Crude Oil Train Derailment and Hazardous Materials Release4/30/2014 3/2/2016Lynchburg
VA USA  PDF
MAB-16-04 Collision between Tanker Chembulk Houston and Container Ship Monte Alegre3/5/2015 2/23/2016Houston
TX   Houston Ship Channel, Galveston BayPDF
MAB-16-03 Allision of Offshore Supply Vessel Connor Bordelon with Unmanned Platform South Timbalier 271A1/23/2015 2/12/2016Port Fourchon
LA   Gulf of MexicoPDF
 Preliminary Report: Highway HWY16MH0051/19/2016 2/11/2016San Jose
CA USA  Santa Clara CountyPDF
MAB1602 Marine Accident Brief: Grounding of Commercial Fishing Vessel SeaHawk No. 685/22/2015 2/11/2016Pala Lagoon, Pago Pago
American Samoa   14˚19.46' S, 170˚42.02' WPDF
HAR1601SUM Commercial Truck Collision with Stopped Vehicles on Interstate 88, Naperville, Illinois, January 27, 20141/27/2014 2/9/2016Naperville
IL USA  PDF
HAB1602 ​Highway Accident Brief: 15-Passenger Van Roadway Departure, Moore Haven, Florida, March 30, 20153/30/2015 1/20/2016Moore Haven
FL USA  North of the intersection of State Road 78 West with US Highway 27PDF
MAB-16-01 Engine Room Fire on Board Commercial Fishing Vessel Miss Eva, with Subsequent Sinking12/1/2014 1/14/2016
LA   Gulf of Mexico, Ship Shoal Block 154, about 35 miles southwest of Grand IslePDF
HAB1601 Highway Accident Brief: Motorcoach run-off-road and overturn9/21/2014 1/11/2016Red Lion
Delaware USA  State Route 1 ramp to US Route 13 northPDF
MAB1525 Marine Accident Brief:Collision of Bulk Carrier Flag Gangos with Oil Tanker Pamisos and Floating Pier8/12/2014 12/22/2015Gretna
LA USA  Mississippi River, 29°55.2’ N 90°04.1‘ WPDF
MAB1526 Marine Accident Brief: Grounding and Sinking of Commercial Fishing Vessel Titan12/5/2014 12/21/2015Cape Disappointment, Ilwaco
WA USA  on the north side of the Columbia River bar, 46°15.8’ N, 124°02.3’ WPDF
MAR1503 Collision between the Riley Elizabeth Tow and US Army Corps of Engineers Barge Plant Mississippi River near Waterproof, Louisiana7/18/2014 12/16/2015Waterproof
LA USA  PDF
RAB1508 Railroad Accident Brief: Collision of Two Union Pacific Railroad Freight Trains9/25/2014 12/9/2015Galva
KS USA  PDF
 ​Preliminary Report: Crash of Hawker 125 into Apartment Building11/10/2015 11/18/2015Akron
OH   
HAR1503 Truck-Tractor Semitrailer Median Crossover Collision With Medium-Size Bus on Interstate 35, Davis, Oklahoma, September 26, 20149/26/2014 11/17/2015Davis
OK USA  PDF
MAB1522 Marine Accident Brief: Engine Room Fire on Board Towing Vessel Dennis Hendrix10/31/2014 11/9/2015Baton Rouge
LA USA  Lower Mississippi River, about 10 statute miles northwest of Baton Rouge, 30°34.1’ N, 91°16.3’ WPDF
MAB1524 Marine Accident Brief: Grounding of Commercial Fishing Vessel Savannah Ray2/15/2015 11/5/2015Long Island
AK USA  57°45.45' N, 152°15.02' W About 255 nautical miles southwest of Anchorage, AlaskaPDF
 Preliminary Report - Highway - HWY15MH0119/24/2015 11/3/2015Seattle
WA USA  PDF
RAB-15-07 ​Railroad Accident Brief: Locomotive Engineer Has Seizure While Operating Train8/7/2014 10/28/2015Arden
NV USA  PDF
HAB-15-02 15-passenger van roadway departure and overturn2/21/2014 10/27/2015Lake City
FL   PDF
MAB1523 Marine Accident Brief: Grounding and Subsequent Breakup of Dive Vessel King Neptune12/30/2014 10/27/2015Avalon Harbor, Catalina Island
CA USA  about 40 nautical miles south-southwest of Los Angeles, California; 33°20.8ʹ N, 118°19.6ʹ WPDF
 Preliminary Report Marine DCA16MM00110/5/2015 10/15/2015
 Crooked Islands Bahamas  PDF
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