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
Title Report Date  
Median crossover multivehicle accident, Houston, Texas, January 7, 2013 4/10/2014 PDF Summary
Preliminary Report: Derailment at Chicago-O'Hare International Airport Station, Chicago, IL, March 24, 2014 4/7/2014 PDF
Highway-rail grade crossing collision, Madison, Illinois, February 28, 2012 3/27/2014 PDF Summary
Preliminary Report: Pipeline explosion and fire, Manhattan, NY, March 12, 2014 3/31/2014 PDF
Preliminary Report: Track worker struck by train, Manhattan, NY, March 12, 2014 3/26/2014 PDF
Engine Room Fire On Board Towing Vessel Marguerite L. Terral 3/10/2014 PDF Summary
Multivehicle collision and subsequent vehicle fall from bridge 3/14/2014 PDF Full Text
Preliminary Report: 15-Passenger Van tread belt separation accident, Lake City, FL, February 21, 2014 3/14/2014 PDF  
Preliminary Report: School Bus Collision, Centerville, LA, February 15, 2014 3/12/2014 PDF  
Columbia Gas Transmission Corporation Pipeline Rupture, Sissonville, West Virginia, December 11, 2012 2/19/2014
Revised 3/11/2014
PDF Summary
Sinking of Tall Ship Bounty, Atlantic Ocean, about 110 nautical miles southeast of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina, October 29, 2012 2/6/2014 PDF Summary
Bollard Failure Causing Breakaway of Cruise Ship Carnival Triumph from its Moorings, and Subsequent Collision with Dredge Wheeler and Towing Vessel Noon Wednesday, Mobile, AL, April 3, 2013 1/23/2014 PDF Summary
Sinking of Offshore Supply Vessel Ricky B,Gulf of Mexico, 24 nautical miles south of Marsh Island, LA, May 30, 2013 1/21/2014 PDF Summary
Preliminary Report: Railroad Train Collision, Bronx, New York, December 1, 2013 1/14/2014 PDF  
Preliminary Report: Railroad Train Derailment, Casselton, North Dakota, December 30, 2013 1/13/2014 PDF  

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