National Transportation Safety Board
Office of Public Affairs
On Sept. 8, 1994, USAir flight 427, a Boeing 737-300,
crashed on approach to Pittsburgh,
killing all 132 passengers and crew on board.
NOTE: This release has been superseded by update issued October 15, 1998
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is an independent federal agency charged with determining the probable cause
of transportation accidents, promoting transportation safety, and assisting victims of transportation accidents and their families.