National Transportation Safety Board
Amtrak said Saturday that it will cooperate, after the Federal Railroad Administration announced a crackdown following the fatal derailment in Philadelphia this week.
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.
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.
The report by the National Transportation Safety Board was among 161 documents made public Wednesday.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A memorial service was held Saturday for Joe Nadol, one of the six people killed in the Metro-North crash in Valhalla this week.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The AAA says 41 percent of drivers admit “falling asleep or nodding off” while driving at least once in their lifetime.