National Transportation Safety Board

An Amtrak train in Philadelphia is seen with a broken windshield. The NTSB is investigating whether a projectile hit the train. (Credit: CBS2)

FRA Orders Safety Improvements For Amtrak As Derailment Investigation Continues

Amtrak said Saturday that it will cooperate, after the Federal Railroad Administration announced a crackdown following the fatal derailment in Philadelphia this week.

05/16/2015

Members of the NTSB on the scene of the Amtrak Train #188 Derailment in Philadelphia, PA on May 13, 2015 (Credit: NTSB)

FBI To Join Amtrak Wreck Probe After Reports That Projectiles May Have Hit Train

An assistant conductor said she thought she heard an Amtrak train engineer say his train had been hit by projectiles before the derailment this week, the National Transportation Safety Board said Friday.

05/15/2015

A still of a video showing passengers sliding off the wing of a plane that ran into a fence at LaGuardia Airport on Thursday, March 5. (Credit: Jason Aspes)

NTSB: Plane Began Veering Off LaGuardia Runway 6 Seconds After Landing

The National Transportation Safety Board on Thursday said a plane that skidded off the runway at LaGuardia Airport last month began veering off course six seconds after touching down.

04/02/2015

Firefighters on the scene of an explosion and building collapse at East 116th Street and Park Avenue in Harlem on March 12, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

NTSB: Leaky Gas Pipe In East Harlem Blast Wasn’t Tested To Fed Specs

The report by the National Transportation Safety Board was among 161 documents made public Wednesday.

03/18/2015

Passengers deplane after a plane skidded off the runway at LaGuardia airport on March 5, 2015. (credit: Image via CBS2)

Pilot Tells NTSB Plane Wasn’t Slowing Down Before Skidding At LaGuardia

A pilot told investigators that a plane that skidded off the runway failed to slow down as it landed at LaGuardia Airport and went on to skid off the runway last week.

03/09/2015

Delta Flight 1086 skidded off the runway after landing at LaGuardia Airport on March 5, 2015. (credit: NYPD)

NTSB: Delta Crew Said Plane Didn’t Appear To Brake Before Skidding Off Runway

The crew aboard a Delta Air Lines jet that skidded off a LaGuardia Airport runway last week told investigators the plane did not seem to decelerate after landing, the National Transportation Safety Board said.

03/09/2015

A Delta Airlines plane is moved several hours after it veered off the runway at LaGuardia Airport on Thursday, March 5. (Credit: CBS2)

Investigators Looking For Cause Of Delta Accident At LaGuardia Airport

The plane was removed and taken to a hanger Friday after crews spent much of the night using massive cranes to lift the 140,000-pound MD-88 aircraft, the Port Authority said.

03/06/2015

Investigators on the scene of the Metro-North train crash in Valhalla, NY on Feb. 4, 2014. (credit: CBS2)

NTSB Releases Preliminary Report On Deadly Metro-North Train Crash

A Harlem Line train crashed into a Mercedes SUV on Feb. 3 at a grade crossing in Valhalla, sparking an explosion and fire that burned out the first car of the train.

02/23/2015

Damaged train involved in Metro-North accident at maintenance facility to be further examined. (Credit: National Transportation Safety Board)

Preliminary Report On Metro-North Train Crash Due This Month

Federal investigators expect to issue a preliminary report this month on the fiery collision between a Metro-North train and an SUV that killed six people.

02/12/2015

Joseph Nadol (Credit: CBS2)

Memorial Held For Victim In Metro-North Crash, Joe Nadol

A memorial service was held Saturday for Joe Nadol, one of the six people killed in the Metro-North crash in Valhalla this week.

02/07/2015

An NTSB investigator examines train involved in MetroNorth accident at maintenance facility. (Credit: National Transportation Safety Board)

Senator: Safety Devices May Have Been Insufficient At Metro-North Crash Site

The National Transportation Safety Board on Friday said the engineer and conductor in the Metro-North accident and fire this week went out of their way to bring as many passengers to safety as possible.

02/06/2015

Photo of car interior showing third rail pieces in the passenger compartment of the Metro-North train that crashed on Tuesday, Feb. 3. (Credit: National Transportation Safety Board)

Investigators Examine Unique Feature Of Metro-North Third Rail After Accident

Five passengers were killed in the Metro-North train accident and fire this week when the electrified third rail dislodged from the tracks and entered the lead car.

02/06/2015

The sport utility vehicle that was hit by a Metro-North train is removed from the site of the accident on February 4, 2015 in Valhalla, New York. The crash started a fire in the train car that killed seven people, including the driver of the vehicle.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

NTSB: Train Was Within Speed Limit, All Warning Signs Worked At Time Of Metro-North Crash

The National Transportation Safety Board has learned that signals and warning systems were working properly, and a Metro-North train was going below the speed limit, when it struck a sport-utility vehicle in an accident that left six people dead.

02/05/2015

An M-8 rail car on the Metro-North Railroad's  New Haven line (file/credit: Patrick Cashin/MTA)

NTSB Recommends Metro-North Replace Bolts On Brand New Rail Cars

A federal report stemming from the investigation into the May 2013 derailment of a Metro-North Railroad train in Bridgeport says bolts on brand-new M-8 cars are too weak.

02/03/2015

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NTSB Hosts Forum To Call Attention To Drowsy Driving

The AAA says 41 percent of drivers admit “falling asleep or nodding off” while driving at least once in their lifetime.

10/21/2014

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