NTSB Press Release

National Transportation Safety Board
Office of Public Affairs


NTSB SENDS TEAM TO INVESTIGATE SCHOOL BUS ACCIDENT IN HUNTSVILLE, ALABAMA

November 20, 2006

The National Transportation Safety Board has dispatched a team to Huntsville, Alabama, to investigate the accident earlier today involving a school bus.

Senior Investigator Gary Van Etten 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-scene investigation. Keith Holloway is accompanying the team as public affairs officer. The team is expected to arrive in Huntsville this evening.

Once the team is on-scene, Mr. Holloway's cell phone will be activated and he will be able to be reached at (202) 557-1350.

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.