NTSB Press Release

National Transportation Safety Board
Office of Public Affairs


NTSB LAUNCHES TEAM TO INVESTIGATE BALTIMORE FERRY ACCIDENT

March 6, 2004

National Transportation Safety Board Chairman Ellen Engleman-Conners has announced that the NTSB is launching a Go Team to investigate the accident that occurred today on a water taxi in Baltimore, Maryland.

Shortly after 4:00 this afternoon, a water taxi capsized in Baltimore's Inner Harbor. The total number of fatalities is not known at this time.

Investigator-in-Charge Tom Roth-Roffy will lead the NTSB team. Chairman Engleman-Conners will serve as principal spokesperson. Board Member Richard Healing and two Public Affairs Officers, Lauren Peduzzi and Terry Williams will also accompany the team.

The team in Baltimore will release information on the progress of the investigation.

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.