The ferry was carrying 326 passengers from Atlantic Highlands, N.J. before it crashed into Pier 11 on Jan. 9, injuring 85 people.
An underwater survey of the vessel revealed damage to the port propeller and a more complete hull survey will be conducted when the vessel is hauled from the water for repairs, the NTSB said.
The Seastreak ferry service was set to resume regular service Monday, five days after one of its boats crashed into a Lower Manhattan Pier – leaving some 74 people injured.
The Seastreak Wall Street ferry that crashed in Lower Manhattan Wednesday has had a few minor incidents in recent years.
The National Transportation Safety Board said it was sending a team to help investigate the crash, and the board said Mexican authorities had informed them that Rivera had died in the accident.
Ophadell Williams was cleared of the most serious charges against him in connection with the March 12, 2011 crash. He was found guilty of aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle in the 3rd degree.
Experts said the air was safe to breathe again Monday afternoon at the site of a train derailment in South Jersey.
Officials said Saturday that there may have been a problem with a signal at a South Jersey bridge just before a trail derailed there, spewing a hazardous chemical into the air that sickened dozens of people.
Assistant District Attorney Gary Weil said a tour bus driver’s “reckless behavior” caused a crash that killed 15 people in the Bronx last year.
Aviation and wildlife experts took turns taking shots at Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s administration. Former NTSB chairman Jim Hall said the transfer station is sure to be a bird magnet.
Federal transportation authorities are investigating a small plane crash that killed two people and injured a third on board when the aircraft plummeted into a residential neighborhood in Suffolk County.
Federal investigators hope to figure out what exactly caused the single-engine aircraft to go down Wednesday night.
Co-pilot Jason Dowd, an Ohio native, was identified Thursday for the first time since Tuesday’s meltdown by pilot Clayton Osbon on the flight from John F. Kennedy International Airport to Las Vegas.
Right now, you need a hands-free device to use your cell phone. What is under consideration would be an all-out ban on use of your cell phone behind the wheel.
Since the crash, officials have raised the question of icing and what, if any, impact it had on the tragedy.