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  
Norfolk Southern Railway Company Train Derailment and Hazardous Materials Release 9/18/2014 PDF Summary
Marine Accident Brief: Capsizing of Towing Vessel Megan McB 9/4/2014 PDF Summary
Safer Seas 2013: Lessons Learned From Marine Accident Investigations 9/11/2014 PDF
Marine Accident Brief: Capsizing and Sinking of the Fishing Vessel Advantage 8/20/2014 PDF Summary
Conrail Freight Train Derailment with Vinyl Chloride Release, Paulsboro, New Jersey, November 30, 2012 7/29/2014 PDF Summary
Marine Accident Brief: Sinking of Fishing Vessel Long Shot 7/25/2014 PDF Summary
Marine Accident Brief: Fire On Board Motor Yacht Ocean Alexander 85E06 7/15/2014 PDF Summary
Marine Accident Brief: Fire and Explosions On Board Towing Vessel Safety Runner and Kirby Barges 28182 and 28194 7/14/2014 PDF Summary
Collapse of the Interstate 5 Skagit River Bridge Following a Strike by an Oversize Combination Vehicle 7/15/2014 PDF Summary
Rail Accident Brief: CSX Transportation Coal Train Derailment Killed Two Individuals 7/31/2014 PDF Summary
Marine Accident Brief: Grounding and Sinking of Towing Vessel Stephen L. Colby 7/15/2014 PDF Summary
Aviation Accident Report: Descent Below Visual Glidepath and Impact With Seawall, Asiana Airlines Flight 214, San Francisco, California, July 6, 2013 6/24/2014 PDF Summary
Railroad Accident Brief: The Belt Railway Company of Chicago Employee Fatality, Bedford Park, Illinois, July 25, 2011 7/7/2014 PDF Summary
Railroad Accident Brief: Collision between Two Freight Trains, Barton County, Missouri. July 21, 2012 7/3/2014 PDF Summary
Railroad Accident Brief: Angels Flight Railway Derailment 6/23/2014 PDF Summary
Railroad Accident Brief: Union Pacific Railroad Employee Fatality 6/27/2014 PDF Summary
Special Investigation Report: Parasailing Safety 6/18/2014 PDF Summary
Marine Accident Brief: Grounding of Commercial Towing Vessel Justice 5/29/2014 PDF Summary
Employee Fatality, BNSF Argentine Yard, Kansas City, KS, August 15, 2011 6/25/2014 PDF Summary
Allision of the Dale A. Heller Tow with Marseilles Dam 6/13/2014 PDF Summary
Preliminary Report: Highway Accident Investigation, Cranbury, NJ 6/19/2014 Full Text
Preliminary Report: Crash on takeoff of Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation G-IV 6/13/2014 Full Text
Engine Room Fire On Board Fishing Vessel Arctic Storm 5/29/2014 PDF Summary
Sinking of Towing Vessel Delta Captain 5/9/2014 PDF Summary
Allision of the Passenger Vessel Seastreak Wall Street with Pier 11, Lower Manhattan, New York, New York, January 9, 2013 4/8/2014 PDF Summary
Preliminary Report: Highway Accident Investigation, Orland, CA 4/25/2014 PDF
Allision of Tanker Wawasan Ruby with CSX Bayside Coal Pier 4/15/2014 PDF Summary
Sinking of Fishing Vessel Allison C 4/15/2014 PDF Summary
Foundering of the Fishing Vessel Moonlight Maid 3/14/2014 PDF Summary
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

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