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A plane went down in Hicksville, Long Island on Sunday, Aug. 16, leaving one person dead and shutting down the Long Island Rail Road. (Credit: Frank Hoeffner)

NTSB: Controller Sent Pilot In Fatal Hicksville Plane Crash To Runway That Doesn’t Exist

A preliminary accident report indicates a pilot killed when his plane crashed at a railroad crossing this month on Long Island had been directed by an air traffic controller to a landing strip that no longer exists at a closed airport.

08/24/2015

Smoke rises from the site of a small place crash in West Caldwell, NJ on Aug. 15, 2015. (Credit: Edmund Espanol)

Pilot Killed When Small Plane Crashes Near Essex County Airport In New Jersey

West Caldwell police say the crash occurred shortly after 10 a.m. Saturday, about a half-mile from the Essex County Airport in Fairfield.

08/15/2015

Tracy Morgan (Photo by Mandel Ngan/Getty Images)

NTSB Says Truck Driver Fatigue To Blame In Fatal Tracy Morgan Crash

The National Transportation Safety Board is blaming a fatigued Walmart truck driver for a June 7, 2014 New Jersey Turnpike crash that severely injured comedian Tracy Morgan and killed another comedian.

08/11/2015

Investigators and first responders work near the wreckage of an Amtrak passenger train carrying more than 200 passengers from Washington, DC to New York that derailed late last night May 13, 2015 in north Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. At least five people were killed and more than 50 others were injured in the crash.  (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

NTSB: Amtrak Engineer Didn’t Use Phone Before Deadly Philly Crash

The engineer driving an Amtrak train wasn’t using his cellphone in the moments before the train derailed in Philadelphia last month, deepening the mystery of what caused the accident.

06/10/2015

Firefighters respond to a five-alarm fire and building collapse at 1646 Park Ave in Harlem   (Photo by Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

NTSB Blames Deadly East Harlem Explosion On Gas, Sewer Lines

Federal investigators said a poorly welded joint in a Con Edison gas line and a break in an old city sewer line were the likely causes of the blast.

06/09/2015

Investigators and first responders work near the wreckage of Amtrak Northeast Regional Train 188, from Washington to New York, that derailed yesterday May 13, 2015 in north Philadelphia.   (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

NTSB Says Probe Of Deadly Amtrak Derailment Shifts To Engineer’s Cellphone

Officials said calls were made, texts were sent and data was used the day of the accident, but they haven’t determined if that activity took place while the train was being operated.

05/20/2015

The 5:53am first train of Amtrak's northbound service from 30th Street Station arrives to the platform, after last week's derailment, on May 18, 2015 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Mark Makela/Getty Images)

Amtrak Service Resumes Between Philadelphia And NYC For First Time Since Derailment

Amtrak trains began rolling on the busy Northeast Corridor early Monday, the first time in almost a week following a deadly crash in Philadelphia.

05/18/2015

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

Amtrak derailment

Deadly Amtrak Derailment Near Philadelphia Leads To Calls For Seat Belts On Trains

In the wake of Tuesday night’s horrific train crash outside of Philadelphia, there are demands for a host of new passenger safety measures, including the possibility of installing seat belts.

05/13/2015

FILE -- A train carries oil.(credit: Getty Images)

NTSB Calls For Safety Upgrades To Oil Trains

Oil trains are rumbling down the tracks in big numbers thanks to fracking out west and the NTSB says the tanker cars are an accident waiting to happen.

04/07/2015

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

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

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

NTSB To Interview Crew Of Delta Jet That Skidded Off LaGuardia Runway

On Friday, investigators downloaded the cockpit voice recorder and flight data recorders as they investigate the accident that left six passengers with minor injuries.

03/07/2015

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

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