NTSB Press Release

National Transportation Safety Board
Office of Public Affairs

NTSB to Hold Public Hearing on Air Race and Air Show Safety

December 2, 2011

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is holding a hearing on air race and air show safety. The hearing will be chaired by NTSB Chairman Deborah A.P. Hersman, and all five Board members will participate. During the one-day meeting, the Board will gather information on the safety regulations and oversight in the planning and execution of these events. Regulators, aviation organizations, industry groups, and airport authorities will be questioned by the Board about safety practices, procedures, and protocols.

Event: Air Race and Air Show Safety Hearing

Date/Time: January 10, 2012 9:30 a.m. (EST)

Location: NTSB Board Room and Conference Center , 429 L'Enfant Plaza SW, Washington, DC

Participants: NTSB five-member Board

Note: The forum's agenda and participants will be announced in a future press release.

NTSB Media Contact: Terry N. Williams
(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.