NTSB Press Release

National Transportation Safety Board
Office of Public Affairs


NTSB SENDING TEAM TO INVESTIGATE AIRPLANE ACCIDENT IN AUSTIN, TEXAS

February 18, 2010

The National Transportation Safety Board is sending a team to investigate an accident in which a small plane crashed into a building in Austin, Texas, this morning.

NTSB Air Safety Investigator Leah Yeager has been designated as Investigator-in-Charge and is traveling to the scene from the Safety Board's regional office near Dallas. Ms. Yeager will serve as principal spokesman during the on-scene investigation.

Peter Knudson will be the press officer on-scene. Mr. Knudson may be reached on his cell phone (202-557-1350) when he arrives in Austin this afternoon.

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.