Press Releases

2013 Press Releases

  • December 31, 2013 - NTSB TO HOLD FIRST MEDIA BRIEFING ON NORTH DAKOTA FREIGHT TRAIN ACCIDENT
  • December 30, 2013 - NTSB LAUNCHES GO-TEAM TO INVESTIGATE ACCIDENT INVOLVING TWO FREIGHT TRAINS IN NORTH DAKOTA
  • December 27, 2013 - NTSB ISSUES FIVE NEW GENERAL AVIATION SAFETY ALERTS
  • December 19, 2013 - NTSB Issues "Urgent" Safety Recommendations To Protect Rail Transit Workers From Trains
  • December 11, 2013 - Asiana Hearing Media Availabillity With NTSB Chairman Hersman
  • December 10, 2013 - Asiana Flight 214 Investigative Hearing Rescheduled
  • December 10, 2013 - Asiana Flight 214 Investigative Hearing Postponed
  • December 9, 2013 - NTSB Go-Team To Depart Bronx; Investigation Into Metro-North Derailment Will Continue From Washington
  • December 5, 2013 - NTSB RELEASES AGENDA AND MEDIA LOGISTICS FOR INVESTIGATIVE HEARING ON ASIANA FLIGHT 214
  • December 3, 2013 - NTSB Relieves Rail Union of Party Status in Metro-North Train Derailment Investigation
  • December 3, 2013 - NTSB to Hold its Final Media Briefing on Metro North Train Derailment Investigation
  • December 2, 2013 - NTSB to hold its second media briefing on Metro North train derailment investigation
  • December 1, 2013 - NTSB to Hold its First Media Briefing on Metro North Train Derailment Investigation
  • December 1, 2013 - NTSB LAUNCHES GO-TEAM TO NEW YORK CITY TO INVESTIGATE METRO NORTH TRAIN ACCIDENT
  • November 15, 2013 - NTSB Safety Seminar on Managing Weather Related Risks for VFR Flying
  • November 7, 2013 - NTSB cites failure of Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration oversight
  • November 6, 2013 - Statement from NTSB Chairman Hersman On FAA's New Rule on Pilot Training
  • November 5, 2013 - NTSB finds parade float accident that killed four veterans caused by lack of advance safety planning
  • October 31, 2013 - NTSB Releases Final Agenda for Investigative Hearing on Two Connecticut Metro-North Accidents
  • October 31, 2013 - NTSB TO MEET ON FATAL PARADE FLOAT GRADE-CROSSING ACCIDENT
  • October 25, 2013 - NTSB announces investigative hearing on Asiana Flight 214
  • October 22, 2013 - NTSB announces effects of the government shutdown
  • October 21, 2013 - Hersman and Hart sworn in for third terms as NTSB Chairman and Vice Chairman
  • October 17, 2013 - NTSB Investigating Engine Failure Aboard Spirit Airlines Flight 165
  • September 24, 2013 - NTSB Announces Agenda for Investigative Hearing on Two Metro-North Accidents in Connecticut
  • September 20, 2013 - NTSB Issues Final Rule in Response to Pilot's Bill of Rights
  • September 13, 2013 - NTSB Acting Chairman to deliver keynote address on impaired driving at Johns Hopkins University
  • September 11, 2013 - Statement of Acting Chairman Deborah A.P. Hersman on TSB Canada’s Advisory on Lac-Megantic Derailment
  • August 27, 2013 - NTSB Offers "Transportation Disaster Response: Family Assistance" Course
  • August 27, 2013 - Final Agenda announced for NTSB Safety Culture Forum
  • August 15, 2013 - NTSB to hold second media briefing on UPS crash in Alabama
  • August 14, 2013 - NTSB to hold media briefing on UPS 1354 Crash in Alabama
  • August 14, 2013 - NTSB Launches Go-Team to Investigate UPS Flight 1354 Crash in Alabama
  • August 13, 2013 - Chairman Hersman Hosts Congressman Van Hollen and Safety Advocates at a Back to School Event Highlighting Transportation Safety for School Children
  • August 6, 2013 - Annual Aviation Statistics For 2012 Released: General aviation accidents continue upward trend, no fatalities on U.S. airlines or commuters
  • August 6, 2013 - NTSB issues second investigative update on Southwest Airlines accident in New York
  • August 2, 2013 - NTSB to hold seminar on lessons learned from experimental amateur-built aircraft accidents
  • July 31, 2013 - NTSB to hold an investigative hearing on two recent Connecticut rail accidents
  • July 30, 2013 - NTSB investigating collision between tug/barge and US Coast Guard vessel
  • July 25, 2013 - NTSB Issues Investigative Update into Southwest Flight 345 Accident at LaGuardia Airport in New York
  • July 25, 2013 - NTSB to Hold Forum on Safety Culture in the Transportation Industry
  • July 24, 2013 - NTSB Investigating Issues Surrounding Chesapeake Bay Bridge Crash
  • July 23, 2013 - NTSB Investigating Southwest Airlines Flight 345 Accident at LaGuardia Airport
  • July 23, 2013 - NTSB Identifies Multiple Factors that Contributed to School Bus and Truck Collision in Chesterfield, NJ
  • July 21, 2013 - NTSB Issues Investigative Update on Train Derailment in New York
  • July 16, 2013 - NTSB Releases First of Five General Aviation Video Safety Alerts
  • July 15, 2013 - NTSB issues investigative update on crash of Asiana Flight 214
  • July 13, 2013 - NTSB Sends Investigators to Participate in Investigation of London Boeing 787 Dreamliner Fire
  • July 12, 2013 - NTSB statement on erroneous confirmation of crew names
  • July 11, 2013 - NTSB to Hold Final Media Briefing on Asiana Airlines Flight 214 Investigation
  • July 10, 2013 - NTSB to hold third and final media briefing on Alaska air taxi accident
  • July 7, 2013 - NTSB Launching Team to Investigate Crash of a de Havilland Otter Air Taxi in Alaska
  • July 6, 2013 - NTSB launching team to investigate Boeing 777 crash in San Francisco
  • July 1, 2013 - NTSB recommends that FAA modify air traffic control procedures to reduce possibility of mid-air collisions near airports
  • June 28, 2013 - NTSB to Provide Background Briefing on TWA Flight 800 Accident Investigation
  • June 25, 2013 - NTSB to Hold Investigative Hearing on 2012 New Jersey Train Derailment and Haz-Mat Release
  • June 19, 2013 - Statement on Petition for Reconsideration of TWA 800 Investigation
  • June 18, 2013 - Train Collision in Oklahoma Caused by Vision Problems, Inattentiveness, and Lack of Positive Train Control
  • June 17, 2013 - NTSB Issues Urgent Safety Recommendation to Metro-North Railroad on Work Crew Safety
  • June 5, 2013 - NTSB ISSUES THIRD UPDATE ON WASHINGTON STATE I-5 BRIDGE COLLAPSE INVESTIGATION
  • June 5, 2013 - NTSB Issues Investigative Update on Baltimore-Area Train Collision and Explosion
  • June 5, 2013 - NTSB Recommends Changes To Enhance the Safety of Single-Unit Trucks
  • June 5, 2013 - NTSB to release Investigative Documents on West Virginia pipeline Accident
  • May 31, 2013 - NTSB Issues Second Investigative Update on I-5 Bridge Collapse in Washington
  • May 30, 2013 - NTSB to Highlight Safety Study on Single-Unit Trucks at Board Meeting
  • May 29, 2013 - NTSB to Hold Media Briefing on Freight Train Derailment, Explosion near Baltimore
  • May 28, 2013 - NTSB Issues an Investigative Update on the Interstate 5 Bridge Collapse in Washington
  • May 28, 2013 - NTSB LAUNCHES TO FREIGHT TRAIN DERAILMENT, EXPLOSION NEAR BALTIMORE
  • May 25, 2013 -NTSB to Hold Third and Final Media Briefing on I-5 Bridge Collapse Investigation
  • May 25, 2013 -NTSB to Hold Second Media Briefing on I-5 Bridge Collapse in Washington State
  • May 25, 2013 - NTSB Launches Go-Team to Missouri to Investigate Collision Between Two Freight Trains That Partially Collapsed a Highway Overpass
  • May 24, 2013 - NTSB To Hold Initial Press Briefing On I-5 Bridge Collapse In Washington State
  • May 24, 2013 - NTSB Issues an Investigative Update on the Metro North Train Derailment in Bridgeport, CT
  • May 24, 2013 - NTSB Launches a Go-Team to Investigate Bridge Collapse in Washington State
  • May 21, 2013 - NTSB to release investigative documents on Texas grade-crossing accident
  • May 19, 2013 - NTSB To Hold Media Briefing on Fairfield, CT Train Derailment
  • May 18, 2013 - NTSB To Brief Media on Fairfield, CT Train Derailment
  • May 17, 2013 - NTSB launches go-team to investigate Metro North train accident in Connecticut
  • May 14, 2013 -Delta Mariner Accident Caused by Failure to use Navigational Tools and Bridge Team's Reliance on Contract Pilot
  • May 14, 2013 - NTSB Unveils Interventions to Reach Zero Alcohol-Impaired Crashes
  • May 09, 2013 - NTSB to Meet on Safety Report on Eliminating Impaired Driving and M/V Delta Mariner Allision with Bidge
  • May 6, 2013 - NTSB Announces Agenda for May 8 Youth Open House and Education Day
  • May 1, 2013 - NTSB To Host Youth Open House in Support of Global Youth Traffic Safety Month
  • April 30, 2013 - NTSB to assist Afghan authorities with investigation into Bagram cargo plane crash
  • April 24, 2013 - NTSB Training Center offers rotorcraft accident investigation course
  • April 19, 2013 - NTSB Releases Agenda and Media Logistics for Boeing 787 Battery Investigative Hearing
  • April 16, 2013 - NTSB Chairman Hersman Updates Senate Panel on Boeing 787 Investigation and Air Safety
  • April 14, 2013 - NTSB Assists Government of Indonesia in Aviation Accident
  • April 11, 2013 - NTSB Launched Investigators to Bus Accident in Texas
  • April 9, 2013 - Inadequate Weather Preparedness and Improper Use of Lifesaving Equipment Led to Loss of Life in 2011 Trinity II Marine Accident
  • April 9, 2013 - NTSB determines fatal Missouri helicopter accident was caused by fuel exhaustion, poor decision making and inability to perform critical flight maneuver
  • April 8, 2013 - Final agenda announced for NTSB forum on lithium ion batteries in transportation
  • April 4, 2013 - NTSB to meet on helicopter and liftboat accidents
  • April 2, 2013 - NTSB announces dates for investigative hearing on Boeing 787 battery fire incident and battery design and certification
  • March 25, 2013 - NTSB announces dates and agenda for lithium ion battery forum
  • March 12, 2013 - NTSB Issues Five Safety Alerts to Improve General Aviation Safety
  • March 8, 2013 - NTSB issues recommendations to ensure safety while maintenance work is performed on railroad signal systems
  • March 8, 2013 - NTSB to consider new safety alerts for the general aviation community
  • March 7, 2013 - NTSB releases interim factual report on JAL 787 battery fire investigation and announces forum and investigative hearing
  • March 6, 2013 - NTSB To release interim factual report and open public docket on JAL B-787 battery fire investigation
  • March 4, 2013 - Chairman Highlights Importance of Restorative Rest During National Sleep Awareness Week
  • February 22, 2013 - NTSB Announces Agenda for the Goodwell, OK Rail Investigative Hearing
  • February 22, 2013 - NTSB to hold second media briefing on Beechcraft business jet crash in Georgia
  • February 21, 2013 - NTSB to hold media briefing on Beechcraft business jet crash in Georgia
  • February 21, 2013 - NTSB Training Center offers course in transportation disaster response
  • February 21, 2013 - NTSB launches team to aviation accident in Thomson Georgia
  • February 20, 2013 - Agenda for NTSB's positive train control forum announced
  • February 12, 2013 - U.S. Coast Guard and NTSB launch investigation on the Carnival Triumph engine fire
  • February 12, 2013 - NTSB to convene hearing on 2012 head-on train crash in Oklahoma
  • February 12, 2013 - Crew error caused 2010 CN freight train collision in Minnesota
  • February 11, 2013 - NTSB to hold forum on Positive Train Control
  • February 8, 2013 - NTSB to meet on train collision in Minnesota
  • February 7, 2013 - NTSB identifies origin of JAL Boeing 787 battery fire; design, certification and manufacturing processes come under scrutiny
  • February 6, 2013 - Chairman Hersman to provide second media briefing on B-787 battery fire investigation
  • February 4, 2013 - NTSB sending investigators to assist with helicopter accident in Paraguay
  • February 4, 2013 - NTSB launches go-team to investigate motorcoach accident in California
  • February 1, 2013 - NTSB issues seventh update on JAL Boeing 787 battery fire investigation
  • February 1, 2013 - AOPA and ALEA take action on NTSB safety recommendations
  • January 29, 2013 - NTSB issues sixth update on JAL Boeing 787 battery fire investigation.
  • January 29, 2013 - NTSB finds improper maintenance led to air tour helicopter crash near Las Vegas.
  • January 27, 2013 - NTSB Update on JAL Boeing 787 Battery Fire Investigation
  • January 25, 2013 - NTSB to meet on Nevada air tour helicopter accident.
  • January 25, 2013 - NTSB Chairman to Testify Before the Senate Commerce Committee on Pipeline Safety
  • January 24, 2013 - NTSB Chairman says 'We have not ruled anything out' in investigation of Boeing 787 battery fire in Boston.
  • January 23, 2013 - NTSB to provide investigative update and photo opportunity of lab work related to Boeing 787 battery fire in Boston
  • January 20, 2013 - NTSB Provides Third Investigative Update on Boeing 787 Battery Fire in Boston
  • January 17, 2013 - Hersman Announces Slight Drop in 2011 Transportation Fatalities
  • January 17, 2013 - Hersman Announces Selection of Tracy Murrell as Director of Marine Safety
  • January 17, 2013 - NTSB Provides an Investigative Update on the Seastreak Wall Street Ferry Accident
  • January 16, 2013 - NTSB releases preliminary report on West Virginia pipeline rupture
  • January 16, 2013 - NTSB Sending Investigator to Assist with Boeing 787 Battery Incident in Japan
  • January 14, 2013 - NTSB Provides Second Investigative Update on Boeing 787 Battery Fire in Boston
  • January 11, 2013 - NTSB to hold third media briefing on ferry accident in New York City
  • January 10, 2013 - NTSB to hold second media briefing on ferry accident in New York City
  • January 09, 2013 - NTSB to hold media briefing on ferry accident in New York City
  • January 09, 2013 - NTSB to assist with investigation of helicopter crash in Peru
  • January 09, 2013 - NTSB launches go-team to investigate ferry accident in New York City
  • January 09, 2013 - NTSB to hold media availability at Hangar 6
  • January 08, 2013 - NTSB provides investigative update on Boeing 787 fire incident in Boston
  • January 08, 2013 - NTSB investigating allision between oil tanker and San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge
  • January 07, 2013 - NTSB investigators looking into Boeing 787 smoke event in Boston

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