NTSB Press Release

National Transportation Safety Board
Office of Public Affairs

NTSB to Meet on Motorcoach Crash and Aircraft Incident

June 1, 2012

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) will hold a meeting to determine the probable cause and consider safety recommendations for a highway collision and an aviation incident.

The first item the Board will discuss will be the March 12, 2011, crash in New York City of a World Wide Tours-operated motorcoach. Fifteen passengers died in the collision.

The second item is a December 29, 2010, incident in which an American Airlines B-757 ran off the departure end of the runway into deep snow after landing at Wyoming's Jackson Hole Airport. None of the 185 passengers and crew onboard were injured; the aircraft sustained minor damage.

Event: Board Meeting

Date/Time: Tuesday, June 5, 9:30 a.m. (ET)

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

Participants: NTSB Board Members

A live and archived webcast of the proceedings will be available at www.ntsb.gov. To report any difficulties viewing the webcast, please call 703-993-3100 and ask for webcast technical support.

A synopsis of both reports will appear on the website shortly after the conclusion of the Board meeting. The complete reports will appear on ntsb.gov in several weeks.

Related Material:
World Wide Tours motorcoach accident investigation webpage: http://go.usa.gov/pxV
Jackson Hole B-757 Runway Overrun Incident webpage: http://www.ntsb.gov/investigations/2010/jackson_hole_wy.html

NTSB Media Contact:
Office of Public Affairs
490 L'Enfant Plaza, SW
Washington, DC 20594
(202) 314-6100
Peter Knudson



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.