NTSB Press Release

National Transportation Safety Board
Office of Public Affairs


NTSB LAUNCHES A TEAM TO INVESTIGATE CARGO PLANE CRASH

February 17, 2000

Washington D.C. - The National Transportation Safety Board has launched a team to Sacramento, California to investigate this morning's crash of an Emery Worldwide DC-8-71 cargo plane.

The Safety Board's Go Team is led by Investigator -in- Charge, Gregory Feith. Member George Black will be the Board's on-scene spokesperson. Paul Schlamm is the press officer travelling with the team.

Information on the Board's on scene command center is pending.

NTSB Office of Public Affairs: (202) 314-6100

 

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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.