NTSB Press Release

National Transportation Safety Board
Office of Public Affairs


NTSB TO LAUNCH A GO-TEAM TO PIPELINE ACCIDENT IN MISSISSIPPI

November 1, 2007

The National Transportation Safety Board is sending a Go Team to Theadville, Mississippi to investigate a pipeline explosion there today.

Rod Dyck has been designated Investigator-in- Charge of the eleven-member team. NTSB Vice Chairman Robert L. Sumwalt will accompany the team and he will serve as principal spokesman for the on-scene investigation. Terry Williams is the press officer traveling with the team.

Once the team arrives in Mississippi on Friday morning, Mr. Williams can be reached on his cell phone 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.