National Transportation Safety Board
Office of Public Affairs
The National Transportation Safety Board is sending a team to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to investigate this morning's[*] emergency landing of a UPS DC-8 cargo plane at Philadelphia International Airport.
Frank Hilldrup will lead the NTSB team and serve as the
Investigator-in-Charge. Member Ellen Engleman Conners will
accompany the team and serve as the on-scene spokesperson.
Member Kathryn O'Leary Higgins will also accompany the team.
Lauren Peduzzi will be the Public Affairs Officer on-scene
and can be contacted at (202) 557-1350.
NTSB Media Contact:
*The accident was later noted as occurring at 11:59 p.m. on February 7
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.