NTSB Press Release

National Transportation Safety Board
Office of Public Affairs

NTSB investigators complete on-scene work in New York City

March 31

National Transportation Safety Board investigators have completed their on-scene work into the March 12, 2014 gas explosion in the East Harlem neighborhood of New York City and have released a preliminary report.

The investigation now pivots to Washington, D.C. as investigators test sections of pipe secured from the scene and conduct other investigative activities such as examining leak surveys and maintenance records for the gas main on Park Avenue.

Further written updates on the investigation will be issued from Washington as events warrant. To keep up with the investigation, check the accident page, Follow @NTSB on Twitter, or sign up for NTSB news releases.

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of transportation accidents, promoting transportation safety, and assisting victims of transportation accidents and their families.