NTSB Press Release

National Transportation Safety Board
Office of Public Affairs


NTSB TO INVESTIGATE LAS VEGAS RUNWAY COLLISION INVOLVING TWO GENERAL AVIATION AIRPLANES

September 23, 2003

NTSB investigators are en route to the scene of a runway collision earlier today involving two general aviation airplanes -- a Piper PA-28 (N8604N) and a Piper PA-46 (N146PM)-- at North Las Vegas airport in Las Vegas, Nevada.

There were no initial reports of fatalities or serious injuries. The investigator-in-charge will be George Petterson from the Safety Board's Los Angeles office, assisted by an air traffic specialist from NTSB headquarters.

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

 

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of transportation accidents, promoting transportation safety, and assisting victims of transportation accidents and their families.