The National Transportation Safety Board will hold a board meeting, April 23, 2019, 9:30 a.m. (EDT), to determine the probable cause of the Aug. 10, 2016, natural gas explosion and fire in Silver Spring, Maryland.
The 2017 deaths of two CSX Transportation workers were the result of their decision to walk on an active Amtrak train track in Washington, D.C., the National Transportation Safety Board said in a report issued on April 9, 2019.
The National Transportation Safety Board determined during a public meeting held on March 12th that a pilot’s failure to perform a go-around when the approach became unstable, which resulted in a stall at low altitude, caused the May 15, 2017, crash of a Learjet near Teterboro Airport, New Jersey.
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promoting transportation safety, and assisting victims of transportation accidents
and their families.
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Chairman Robert Sumwalt went to Capitol Hill on March 4 to brief Congressional staffers on the NTSB’s new 2019-20 Most Wanted List of transportation safety improvements, which was officially unveiled Feb. 4 at the National Press Club in Washington, DC.
Board member and staff remarks concerning transportation safety:
Chairman Robert L. Sumwalt
Member Earl F. Weener
Member T. Bella Dinh-Zarr