NTSB Press Release

National Transportation Safety Board
Office of Public Affairs


NTSB LAUNCHES TEAM TO INVESTIGATE GULFSTREAM PLANE CRASH IN TEXAS

November 22, 2004

The National Transportation Safety Board has launched a Go-Team to investigate the crash of a Gulfstream near the Hobby Airport in Houston, Texas.

About 6:15 a.m. CST, today a G-III, (N85VT) with 3 persons aboard, reportedly clipped a light pole before crashing in a nearby field. All on board were fatally injured.

Frank Hilldrup is the Investigator-in-Charge of the NTSB team of 10. NTSB Vice Chairman Mark Rosenker will accompany the team and serve as principal spokesperson for the on-scene investigation. Lauren Peduzzi is the NTSB press officer traveling with the team.

Information regarding the investigation will be released from the accident scene in Houston, Texas.

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.