The National Transportation Safety Board met on December 11, 2018 to determine the probable cause of the Fire on board US small passenger vessel Island Lady, Pithlachascotee River Near Port Richey, Florida, January 14, 2018.
An investigative update issued by the NTSB about its ongoing investigation of the fatal, FIU pedestrian bridge collapse in Miami, Florida, says errors were made in the design of the 174-foot span and cracking observed prior to the collapse is consistent with those errors.
NTSB Investigative Hearing in Connection with the Accident Involving Southwest Airlines 1380 Boeing 737-700 With CFM56-7B Engines, Philadelphia, Pa, April 17, 2018.
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promoting transportation safety, and assisting victims of transportation accidents
and their families.
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Leah Walton of the NTSB Safety Advocacy Division helps to kick off National Teen Driver Safety Week in October with NTSB representation at a National Organizations for Youth Safety event in Maryland.
Board member and staff remarks concerning transportation safety:
Chairman Robert L. Sumwalt
Member Earl F. Weener
Member T. Bella Dinh-Zarr