NTSB Press Release

National Transportation Safety Board
Office of Public Affairs


NTSB ANNOUNCES DATE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON US AIRWAYS DITCHING ACCIDENT IN HUDSON RIVER

April 8, 2009

Washington, DC - The National Transportation Safety Board will hold a public hearing on June 9-10, 2009, as part of its ongoing investigation into the ditching of a US Airways Airbus A-320 into the Hudson River in New York City in January.  The hearing will be held at the NTSB's Board Room and Conference Center in Washington, D.C.

The purpose of the hearing will be to gather additional factual information for the investigation.  It will be chaired by Member Robert L. Sumwalt who, along with Safety Board investigators, will hear from those the Board calls to testify on the following issues:

A list of the individuals expected to testify will be released closer to the date of the hearing.

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.