The National Transportation Safety Board is sending a go-team to investigate an Amtrak derailment in Philadelphia, Pa.
NTSB investigator Mike Flanigon is leading the team as investigator-in-charge. NTSB Board Member Robert Sumwalt is accompanying the team and will serve as the principal spokesman during the on-scene phase of the investigation.
Public Affairs Officer Peter Knudson will also be on-scene in Philadelphia to coordinate media-related activities. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or by mobile phone at 202-557-1350. The team will arrive in Philadelphia later this morning.