National Transportation Safety Board
Office of Public Affairs
The National Transportation Safety Board is sending a team of investigators to Phoenix, Arizona today to investigate a midair collision involving two news helicopters.
NTSB senior investigator Howard Plagens, from the Southwest Regional Office has been designated Investigator-in-Charge and will lead the three- member team. NTSB Board Member Steven R. Chealander will accompany the team and serve as principal spokesperson for the on-scene investigation. Terry Williams will be the press officer on-scene.
Once in Arizona, Mr. Williams can be reached on his cell phone at 202- 557-1350.
NTSB Office of Public Affairs: (202) 314-6100
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.