NTSB Press Release

National Transportation Safety Board
Office of Public Affairs


NTSB SENDS TEAM TO INVESTIGATE PLANE CRASH INTO BUILDING IN MANHATTAN

October 11, 2006

The National Transportation Safety Board has dispatched a Go Team to New York City to investigate the crash of a small aircraft into a building in Manhattan. Senior Air Safety Investigator Lorenda Ward will serve as Investigator-in-Charge of the 6-member team. NTSB Member Debbie Hersman is accompanying the team and will serve as principal spokesperson for the on-sceneinvestigation. Keith Holloway is accompanying the team as public affairs officer.

Two investigators from the Board's Parsippany, New Jersey regional office have arrived on scene.

The Go Team is expected to arrive in New York this evening. Once the team is in New York, Mr. Holloway's cell phone will be activated and he will be able to be reached at (202) 557-1350.

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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.