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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-16-05 Passenger Vehicle/School Bus Collision and Roadway Departure9/15/2015 7/20/2016Houston
TX   PDF
 ​Highway Preliminary Accident Report HWY16MH0115/14/2016 7/14/2016Laredo
TX   PDF
 ​Collision of two BNSF trains6/28/2016 7/13/2016Panhandle
TX   PDF
ASR-16-03 Safety Recommendation Report: Improving Pilot and Aviation Medical Examiner Knowledge of Cataract Hazards12/26/2013 7/11/2016Fresno
CA   PDF
MAB-16-09 Collision between US Coast Guard Cutter Key Largo and Fishing Vessel Sea Shepherd, with Subsequent Sinking of Sea Shepherd9/23/2014 7/11/2016Vieques Island
PR   Virgin Passage, 9 miles east-northeast of Vieques IslandPDF
MAB-16-07 Capsizing and Sinking of Fishing Vessel Hawaii Five-111/25/2015 6/30/2016
   Gulf of Mexico, 161 miles northeast of Cozumel, MexicoPDF
MAB-16-08 Breakaway of Bulk Carrier Privocean and Subsequent Collision with Tanker Bravo and Tugboat Texas4/6/2015 6/29/2016Convent
LA   Mile marker 161, Lower Mississippi RiverPDF
MAR1601 Collision between Bulk Carrier Conti Peridot and Tanker Carla Maersk Houston Ship Channel near Morgan’s Point, Texas3/9/2015 6/20/2016Morgan's Point
TX USA  PDF
MAB-16-06 Collision between Passenger Vessel Diamond Edge and Liftboat B.W. Haley3/2/2015 6/13/2016
LA   Freshwater Bayou Safety Fairway, Gulf of MexicoPDF
AAR-16-01 Aerodynamic Stall and Loss of Control During Approach, Embraer EMB-500, N100EQ12/8/2014 6/7/2016Gaithersburg
MD   PDF
RAR-16-02 Derailment of Amtrak Passenger Train 1885/12/2015 5/17/2016Philadelphia
PA   PDF
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
MAB-16-05 Collision between the Tows of Towing Vessels Capt. Shorty C and Jackie7/20/2015 4/28/2016Port Bolivar
TX   Entrance to Gulf Intracoastal Waterway, Galveston BayPDF
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
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