Press Releases

2014 Press Releases

  • September 16, 2014 - NTSB to Release Investigative Documents on Air Taxi Crash in Alaska
  • September 15, 2014 - NTSB Releases Preliminary Aviation Statistics for 2013 General aviation accidents decrease, first fatalities on U.S. airlines and commuters in three years
  • September 15, 2014 - NTSB Releases Agenda for Flight Data and Locator Forum
  • September 11, 2014 - NTSB Releases Safer Seas 2013: Lessons Learned From Marine Accident Investigations
  • September 9, 2014 - NTSB Study on Drug Use in Aviation Shows Upward Trend in Use of Potentially Impairing Medications; First Step in Understanding Drug Use and Accident Risk
  • September 9, 2014 - NTSB Finds Mismanagement of Approach to Airport and Failure to Go-Around Led to Crash of UPS Flight 1354
  • September 8, 2014 - NTSB Forum Puts Focus on Drowsy Driving
  • September 3, 2014 - Courses on Investigations, Communications and Transportation Disaster Response Offered at NTSB Training Center Over Next Two Months
  • August 28, 2014 - NTSB to Meet on UPS Flight 1354 Plane Crash and to Consider a Safety Study on Drug Use in Aviation
  • August 25, 2014 - NTSB Revokes Party Status of a Union and an Airline for Violating Agreements
  • August 15, 2014 - NTSB assisting with aviation accident in Brazil
  • August 12, 2014 - NTSB SOLICITS PUBLIC COMMENTS ON ITS PROPOSED RULEMAKING TO UPDATE INVESTIGATION PROCEDURES
  • August 7, 2014 - NTSB TO OFFER TRAINING ON EMERGENCY COMMUNICATIONS INVOLVED IN MAJOR AIRCRAFT ACCIDENTS AND INCIDENTS
  • July 31, 2014 - Acting NTSB Chairman Hart Announces Safety Study on Drug Use Trends in Aviation
  • July 31, 2014 - Broken Rail Caused Ellicott City Derailment
  • July 29, 2014 - New Jersey Train Derailment and Hazardous Material Release Caused by Lack of Crew Training to Identify Locked Bridge
  • July 24, 2014 - EDWARD BENTHALL NAMED NTSB CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
  • July 24, 2014 - NTSB TO MEET ON THE PAULSBORO TRAIN DERAILMENT AND HAZ-MAT RELEASE
  • July 24, 2014 - ACCIDENT INVESTIGATION AND DISASTER RESPONSE COURSES TO BE OFFERED BY NTSB OVER NEXT TWO MONTHS
  • July 22, 2014 - NTSB to Participate in Annual Aviation Event in Oshkosh, Wisconsin
  • July 15, 2014 - SERIES OF DEFICIENCIES LED TO COLLAPSE OF WASHINGTON STATE BRIDGE, NTSB SAYS
  • July 10, 2014 - NTSB TO MEET ON WASHINGTON STATE I-5 BRIDGE COLLAPSE
  • July 8, 2014 - NTSB Training Center Offers New Accident Site Photography Course
  • July 2, 2014 - NTSB Denies Petition on 1996 Crash of TWA Flight 800
  • July 1, 2014 - NTSB SPECIAL INVESTIGATION FINDS PARASAILING LARGELY UNREGULATED; INADEQUATE TRAINING AND FAULTY EQUIPMENT CAUSE OF SERIOUS ACCIDENTS
  • June 24, 2014 - NTSB Finds Mismanagement of Approach and Inadequate Monitoring of Airspeed Led to Crash of Asiana flight 214. Multiple contributing factors also identified
  • June 19, 2014 - NTSB RELEASES ADDITIONAL MEDIA LOGISTICS FOR ASIANA FLIGHT 214 BOARD MEETING
  • June 10, 2014 - NTSB to release investigative documents on Washington state bridge collapse accident
  • May 22, 2014 - NTSB ISSUES RECOMMENDATIONS ON CERTIFICATION OF LITHIUM-ION BATTERIES AND EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES
  • May 15, 2014 - NTSB Recommends Revising Track Safety Standards for Commuter Railroads
  • May 14, 2014 - NTSB recommends improvements to agricultural aviation; calls for stronger collaboration between regulators and industry
  • May 8, 2014 - NTSB to meet on Asiana Flight 214 plane crash
  • May 7, 2014 - NTSB to hold industry meeting on the safety of agricultural aircraft operations
  • May 6, 2014 - NTSB recommends FAA, National Weather Service improve weather forecast to pilots
  • May 1, 2014 - NTSB Issues Urgent Safety Recommendation to Improve Oversight of Alaska Air Operators Owned by HoTH, Inc.
  • April 21, 2014 - NTSB Holds Forum on Safety of Rail Transportation of Crude Oil and Ethanol
  • April 17, 2014 - NTSB TO HOLD SAFETY SEMINAR ON PREVENTING AERODYNAMIC STALLS AND LOSS OF CONTROL ACCIDENTS
  • April 11, 2014 - NTSB to Hold Media Briefing on Orland, Calif., Truck/Motorcoach Collision
  • April 11, 2014 - NTSB Launches Go-Team to Investigate Motor Coach and Truck Collision in California
  • April 9, 2014 - NTSB Chairman Hersman to speak at National Press Club breakfast
  • April 8, 2014 - LOSS OF VESSEL CONTROL CITED AS CAUSE OF SEASTREAK WALL STREET ACCIDENT, NTSB BOARD AGAIN RECOMMENDS MARINE SAFETY MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS
  • April 8, 2014 - NTSB offering webcast course for current and potential party members to NTSB rail transit accident investigations
  • April 8, 2014 - NTSB Releases Agenda for Forum on Safety of Rail Transportation of Crude Oil and Ethanol
  • April 7, 2014 - NTSB Opens Docket on Metro-North Train Derailment in Bronx, New York
  • April 3, 2014 - NTSB BOARD TO DISCUSS THE 2013 SEASTREAK WALL STREET FERRY ACCIDENT IN LOWER MANHATTAN
  • April 3, 2014 - NTSB Issues Recommendations to Correct Safety Vulnerabilities Involving Tractor-Trailers
  • March 31, 2014 - NTSB investigators complete on-scene work in New York City
  • March 26, 2014 - NTSB Chairman Hersman Media Availability on Cruise Ship Safety
  • March 26, 2014 - NTSB ISSUES SAFETY ALERT ON WRONG AIRPORT LANDINGS
  • March 24, 2014 - NTSB Media Advisory for Cruise Ship Safety Forum
  • March 18, 2014 - NTSB Issues Investigative Update for East Harlem, N.Y., Gas Explosion
  • March 18, 2014 - NTSB Releases Agenda for Cruise Ship Safety and Oversight Forum
  • March 14, 2014 - NTSB to Hold its Third Media Briefing on Gas Explosion in New York City
  • March 13, 2014 - NTSB to Hold its Second Media Briefing on Gas Explosion in New York City
  • March 12, 2014 - NTSB Launches Go-Team to Investigate Gas Explosion in New York City
  • March 12, 2014 - NTSB INVESTIGATING FATAL HIGHWAY CRASH OF A CHURCH VAN INVOLVING PREVIOUSLY RECALLED TIRE
  • March 12, 2014 - NTSB UPDATES STATEMENT ON MISSING B-777 INVESTIGATION
  • March 11, 2014 - Statement Regarding Chairman Hersman's Departure from NTSB
  • March 10, 2014 - Natural gas pipeline rupture and fire caused by corrosion and lack of recent inspections, NTSB determines
  • March 8, 2014 - NTSB positioning team to offer assistance in investigation of Malaysia Airlines 777 event
  • March 6, 2014 - NTSB to Examine the Safe Transportation of Crude Oil and Ethanol by Train
  • February 27, 2014 - Courses on interviewing, transportation disaster response and aircraft accident investigation to be offered by NTSB in March
  • February 25, 2014 - NTSB Issues Two Safety Alerts Focusing on Improving Helicopter Safety
  • February 21, 2014 - NTSB to Highlight Lessons Learned from Helicopter Accident Investigations at 2014 Heli-Expo
  • February 18, 2014 - NTSB Releases Agenda and Media Logistics for Investigative Hearing on UPS Flight 1354
  • February 18, 2014 - NTSB Calls on Metro-North to Take Action on Recorders and Speed Signs
  • February 14, 2014 - Hersman Announces Slight Rise in 2012 Transportation Fatalities; Aviation, Pipeline and Marine Deaths Drop
  • February 10, 2014 - Captain's decision to sail into the path of a hurricane caused the tall ship Bounty to sink off Atlantic coast
  • February 4, 2014 - NTSB to Hold Forum on Cruise Ship Safety and Oversight
  • January 30, 2014 - NTSB to Hold Investigative Hearing Into August 2013 UPS A300 crash in Birmingham, AL
  • January 23, 2014 - NTSB calls for tougher standards on trains carrying crude oil
  • January 17, 2014 - NTSB Issues Investigative Update on the Southwest Airlines Wrong Airport Landing Incident
  • January 16, 2014 - NTSB Releases Top 10 Most Wanted List of Transportation Improvements for 2014
  • January 15, 2014 - NTSB PARTICIPATING IN JAPAN'S INVESTIGATION OF B-787 BATTERY SMOKE EVENT
  • January 14, 2014 - NTSB Releases Preliminary Report on Metro-North Train Derailment in Bronx, New York
  • January 13, 2014 - NTSB to Announce its 2014 Most Wanted List
  • January 13, 2014 - NTSB Investigating Erroneous Airport Landing of Southwest Airlines Flight 4013
  • January 13, 2014 - NTSB Issues Preliminary Report on Casselton, N.D., Rail Accident
  • January 8, 2014 - NTSB Provides Update on Boeing 787 Battery Fire Investigation
  • January 1, 2014 - NTSB To Hold Final On-Scene Media Briefing in North Dakota

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