WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. safety investigators are asking anyone who witnessed a fiery Tesla crash last week near Miami that killed two people to send them video or photos taken at the scene.
The National Transportation Safety Board sent three investigators to the Sept.
COOLIDGE, Ariz. (AP) — The National Transportation Safety Board on Wednesday released its preliminary report on last month’s gas line explosion in Coolidge that destroyed a home and killed a man and his 14-year-old daughter.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A report from the Federal Aviation Administration shows the pilot of a hot air balloon that crashed in New Mexico in June had marijuana and cocaine in his system.
Pilot Nicholas Meleski died along with his four passengers after the balloon descended in the sky above Albuquerque, hit power lines and crashed into a busy intersection.
BOSTON (AP) — The operator of a light rail train that struck the rear of another train in the Boston area in July had turned the speed controller to full power, according to a federal report released Tuesday, and the regional transit agency said it is moving to fire the person.
CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Federal officials said Friday they will investigate a fiery Tesla crash that left two people dead in South Florida.
Three investigators with the National Transportation Safety Board are traveling next week to Coral Gables, where a Tesla Model 3 left the roadway and collided with a tree Monday, the agency announced on Twitter.
MONTICELLO, Ga. (AP) — Three people were killed when a helicopter crashed in the dense woods of a national wildlife preserve in central Georgia, a federal investigator said Friday.
The Robinson R66 helicopter scattered debris over a path 125 feet (38 meters) long, indicating a “high-energy impact,” Aaron McCarter, an air safety investigator with the National Transportation Safety Board, told a news conference.
ORCAS ISLAND, Wash. (AP) — Three people suffered minor injuries after the plane they were on had to make an emergency landing Thursday evening.
MONTICELLO, Ga. (AP) — A helicopter with three people on board crashed in a national wildlife preserve in Middle Georgia and search crews were looking for the wreckage, federal authorities said.
Teams of people were searching Thursday for the downed aircraft after it went missing late Wednesday in the Piedmont National Wildlife Refuge north of Macon, The Telegraph newspaper reported.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — A top officer's errors in calculating the stability of a cargo ship loaded with nearly 4,200 automobiles likely caused the giant vessel to overturn along the Georgia coast, U.S.
DETROIT (AP) — The new chairman of the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board wants governments and businesses to change the way they look at highway safety, considering the whole system rather than individual driver behavior.
LAKE HAVASU CITY, Ariz. (AP) — At least one person has died after a small airplane crashed at the Lake Havasu City Airport and burst into flames.
Lake Havasu City officials say police first received reports of a crash around 4:10 p.m.
EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Two years after a plane crash killed three Indiana men in Montana, the government has yet to release a final report on the incident.
The National Transportation Safety Board had said it would likely take a year to complete a report on the August 2019 crash that killed Evansville residents Grant Weythman, Tim Arnold and Allen Eicher.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Federal authorities are investigating how three freight trains collided in St. Paul.
Canadian Pacific spokesman Andy Cummings said the collision occurred around 5 p.m. Wednesday near a rail yard on the city's southeast side.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Pilots reported low clouds the morning a sightseeing plane crashed near Ketchikan, killing all six people on board, according to a federal report released Wednesday.
The National Transportation Safety Board released the preliminary report into the Aug.
ONTARIO, Calif. (AP) — The pilot escaped with minor injuries after a small plane made an emergency landing in a Southern California field on Wednesday, authorities said.
TV news footage from the scene showed the single-engine Cessna stopped with its left wing in the grass near a main road in Ontario, about 40 miles (64 kilometers) east of downtown Los Angeles.
KOKOMO, Ind. (AP) — The National Transportation Safety Board released a report Tuesday saying a 2019 plane crash was caused by a dual engine failure after the aircraft received the wrong fuel.
The twin-engine Piper Aerostar 603P crashed in a central Indiana soybean field in October 2019, killing pilot Daniel Greenwald, 59, of Tampa, Florida, after his plane was filled up with Jet A fuel instead of Avgas.
WADESBORO, N.C. (AP) — Two people are dead after a small airplane crashed and burst into flames shortly after taking off from a North Carolina airport, authorities said Friday.
The Federal Aviation Administration said in a statement that a Piper PA-24 crashed around 10:20 a.m.
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Federal officials say a train that derailed and caught fire in Fort Worth in 2019 was traveling on tracks that had been weakened by flooding after days of rain.
KILLEEN, Texas (AP) — A mechanic found metal particles in an oil filter during maintenance on a small aircraft before it crashed in Central Texas, killing its pilot, federal investigators reported Tuesday.
STRASBURG, N.D. (AP) — A small airplane spraying crops struck a high voltage transmission line and crashed in south central North Dakota Tuesday, killing the pilot, according to authorities.
The single-engine plane went down in a field near Strasburg in Emmons County about 7:30 a.m., the North Dakota Highway Patrol said.
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Efforts to recover the wreckage of a sightseeing plane that crashed in southeast Alaska last week, killing six people, were stymied again Monday by poor weather conditions, a National Transportation Safety Board official said.
VICTORIA, Minn. (AP) — Crucial pieces of a single-engine plane piloted by a Nebraska surgeon apparently fell off in flight before it crashed west of Minneapolis, killing him and two relatives, investigators say.
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Foggy and reduced visibility conditions delayed efforts to recover the wreckage of a sightseeing plane that crashed in southeast Alaska, killing six people, a National Transportation Safety Board official said Sunday.
Investigators say a rain-soaked runway and the pilots' failure to anticipate the poor conditions caused a plane chartered by the Pentagon to slide into a Florida river two years ago.
The National Transportation Safety Board said pilots of the Miami Air International plane landed too fast and waited too long to deploy speed-reducing panels as the Boeing 737 touched down at Jacksonville Naval Air Station on May 3, 2019.
PIERMONT, N.H. (AP) — A preliminary report released Monday details how three passengers were able to radio for help and crash-land a hot-air balloon without injury in July, after their pilot and a fourth passenger were thrown overboard by the impact of an initial crash and bounce back to the sky.
BOSTON (AP) — The Green Line train that struck a second train on Friday was traveling at 30 miles per hour, while the train that was struck was traveling at about 10 mph, according to a preliminary review of data by the National Transportation Safety Board.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — When the giant cargo ship began to tip over off the Georgia coast, harbor pilot Jonathan Tennant found himself on his side, screaming orders in the darkness while flying debris that felt like gravel pelted him.
TRUCKEE, Calif. (AP) — Six deaths have been confirmed in the crash of a twin-engine jet near a golf course in the Lake Tahoe area, authorities said Wednesday.
The Nevada County Sheriff’s Office said all those aboard the Bombardier CL 600 died when it crashed Monday in a heavily wooded area near the Ponderosa Golf Course in Truckee, near the Northern California border with Nevada.
CHARLESTOWN, N.H. (AP) — A small plane that crashed in New Hampshire, killing one man and injuring another, was flying low and descended into a power line after one of the men seized control of the aircraft from the other, according to a preliminary report released Wednesday by the National Transportation Safety Board.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The pilot of a small plane that crash-landed Wednesday on the median of a southern Nevada highway was uninjured and got out before the aircraft burned, authorities said.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A small plane crashed Tuesday at an airport outside Tucson, killing one of two people aboard and critically injuring the second, authorities said.
The single-engine, two-seat crashed near a runway at Ryan Airfield, the Tucson Airport Authority said in a statement.
COMSTOCK, Texas (AP) — One person was was found dead when the wreckage of small plane was discovered on a ranch in rural West Texas, authorities said.
Val Verde County Sheriff Joe Frank Martinez said Monday that a landowner found the wreckage of the private plane on Sunday and called the sheriff's office.
ANGWIN, Calif. (AP) — Three people were killed Friday when a small airplane crashed and burned in a Napa County vineyard, the second air crash with multiple fatalities in Northern California in two days.
DINSMORE, Calif. (AP) — A small plane crashed Thursday in a wooded area of Northern California and two people were feared dead, authorities said.
The Humboldt County Sheriff's office said a fixed-wing single-engine plane with two people on board crashed near the Dinsmore Airport crashed and caught fire around 11:50 a.m.
Authorities have identified a man who died and another who was injured after their small plane crashed in New Hampshire.
The plane crashed Saturday in Charlestown. Police identified the man who died as Paul Harrison, 54, of Ryegate, Vermont.
CHARLESTOWN, N.H. (AP) — Authorities say one man is dead and another injured after their small plane crashed in New Hampshire.
WMUR-TV reports the Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transportation Safety Board are investigating the incident, which occurred in Charlestown just after 5:30 p.m.
CHANDLER, Ariz. (AP) — A single-engine plane with four people aboard crashed and caught fire Saturday after taking off from Chandler Municipal Airport in metro Phoenix, officials said.
Four people were transported to hospitals for treatment of injuries that weren’t life-threatening, the Chandler Department said in a brief statement
LINDENWOLD, N.J. (AP) — The death of a longtime employee at a Port Authority Transit Corporation Speedline rail yard in southern New Jersey last year was probably caused by the man walking in an area not designated for foot traffic between two railcars, according to a National Transportation Safety Board report.
BEL AIRE, Kan. (AP) — The pilot of a small plane suffered only minor injuries when he was forced to make a crash landing near the Wichita suburb of Bel Aire, authorities there said.
The single-engine plane was flying from Nebraska to Kansas when it suffered a mechanical failure, the Sedgwick County Sheriff’s Office said.
PHOENIX (AP) — The National Transportation Safety Board on Wednesday issued a preliminary report on the recent crash of an experimental plane near Gila Bend Municipal Airport that killed a passenger.
NORTH LOGAN, Utah (AP) — A small airplane crashed into an unoccupied house in northern Utah, killing the pilot, the Federal Aviation Administration said.
The crash happened at about 8:30 p.m. Saturday in North Logan, about 15 miles (24 kilometers) south of Utah's border with Idaho.
EASTON, Md. (AP) — A Naval Academy midshipman was injured when the small plane he was piloting crashed and caught fire Thursday morning as it approached an Eastern Shore airport, authorities said.
Troopers responded after a Trident Air single-engine plane crashed in a field near the Easton Airport, Maryland State Police said in a news release.
GREEN COVE SPRINGS, Fla. (AP) — The pilots in a fatal 2019 midair collision near a Florida airpark failed to keep adequate space between the planes while they were doing maneuvers near each other, a federal investigation has found.
KINSTON, N.C. (AP) — The pilot of a small plane was killed when their aircraft went down near a drag strip in North Carolina, authorities said.
News outlets reported the Lenoir County Sheriff's Office said the aircraft crashed around 8:30 p.m.
TRUCKEE, Calif. (AP) — A small airplane crashed Tuesday in the Sierra Nevada near Truckee and responding deputies found one occupant dead and another injured, the Placer County Sheriff’s Office said.
BUCKINGHAM, Pa. (AP) — A small plane crashed behind homes near a suburban Philadelphia airport, killing the pilot, authorities said.
Police in Buckingham in Bucks County were called along with several fire companies to a wooded area near Doylestown Airport at about 10:30 a.m.
GILA BEND, Ariz. (AP) — One person was killed and another seriously injured after a small plane crashed and caught fire after taking off from Gila Bend Municipal Airport on Tuesday morning, authorities said.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A civilian pilot killed when a Dassault Mirage F-1 crashed last month near Nellis Air Force Base reported a flight emergency and ejected moments before the jet slammed to the ground and burst into flames, federal crash investigators reported Friday.
PHOENIX (AP) — Federal safety officials said Thursday they will investigate a crash in which authorities said a milk tanker going too fast collided with seven passenger vehicles on a Phoenix freeway, killing four people and injuring at least nine.