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NTSB Safety Recommendation

Monday, September 20, 2010
By George Hatcher

Mr. Patrick Goudou Executive Director European Aviation Safety Agency Postfach 10 12 53 D-50452 Cologne, Germany The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is an independent U.S. Federal Government agency charged by the U.S. Congress with investigating transportation accidents, determining their probable cause, and making recommendations to prevent similar accidents from occurring. We are providing... »

LIMITATIONS OF “SEE AND AVOID” CONCEPT AND DISTRACTED AIR TRAFFIC CONTROLLER LED TO MID-AIR COLLISION OVER HUDSON RIVER, NTSB DETERMINES

Tuesday, September 14, 2010
By George Hatcher

National Transportation Safety Board Washington, DC 20594 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 14, 2010 SB-10-37 The National Transportation Safety Board today determined that the probable cause of last year’s midair collision over the Hudson River that resulted in the deaths of all nine persons aboard the two aircraft were the inherent limitations of “see-and-avoid” concept... »

NTSB TO HOLD PUBLIC FORUM ON CHILD PASSENGER SAFETY IN AUTOMOBILES AND ON AIRPLANES

Monday, September 13, 2010
By George Hatcher

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 13, 2010 SB-10-35 Washington, DC – The National Transportation Safety Board will address the safety of children traveling in airplanes or in cars when it holds a public forum on child passenger safety on Thursday, December 9, 2010. “American families are on the go, and children today are frequent travelers... »

NTSB TO HOLD BOARD MEETING ON MID-AIR COLLISION OVER HUDSON RIVER NEAR HOBOKEN, NEW JERSEY

Thursday, September 9, 2010
By George Hatcher

The National Transportation Safety Board will hold a public Board meeting on Tuesday, September 14, at 9:30 a.m., in its Board Room and Conference Center, 429 L’Enfant Plaza, S.W., Washington, DC. On August 8, 2009, a Piper PA-32R-300 airplane, N71MC, and a Eurocopter AS350BA helicopter, N401LH, operated by Liberty Helicopters, collided over the Hudson... »

NTSB ASSISTS GOVERNMENT OF THE UNITED ARAB EMIRATES IN AVIATION ACCIDENT

Friday, September 3, 2010
By George Hatcher

National Transportation Safety Board Washington, DC 20594 September 3, 2010 The National Transportation Safety Board will dispatch an aviation investigator to assist the government of United Arab Emirates in its investigation of the crash of a United Parcel Service (UPS)-operated cargo plane, a Boeing 747-400. On September 3, the aircraft, en route to Cologne,... »

Symposium Announced: Airline Code-Sharing Arrangements and Their Role in Aviation Safety

Wednesday, September 1, 2010
By George Hatcher
Symposium Announced: Airline Code-Sharing Arrangements and Their Role in Aviation Safety

Date and Location: October 26 – 27, 2010 NTSB Conference Center Short Description: The goals of the symposium are to (1) elicit information on the structures, practices, and oversight of domestic and international code-sharing arrangements; (2) gain insight into best practices regarding the sharing of safety information between airlines and their code-sharing partners; and... »

NTSB SENDING TEAM TO ASSIST GOVERNMENT OF COLUMBIA WITH TODAY’S 737 ACCIDENT

Monday, August 16, 2010
By George Hatcher

National Transportation Safety Board Washington, DC 20594 August 16, 2010 The National Transportation Safety Board is dispatching a team of investigators to assist the government of Columbia with its investigation of today’s airplane accident on San Andreas Island. At about 1:50 a.m. local time today, an Aires Airlines B737- 700 (HK-4682), crashed during landing... »

ALFONSO J. MONTANO APPOINTED NTSB ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGE

Monday, August 16, 2010
By George Hatcher

National Transportation Safety Board Washington, DC 20594 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 16, 2010 SB-10-31 Washington, DC – National Transportation Safety Board Chairman Deborah A.P. Hersman today announced the appointment of Alfonso J. Montano as an Administrative Law Judge for the agency. Judge Montano has been an Administrative Law Judge for 15 years with the... »

NTSB TO HOLD SYMPOSIUM ON AIRLINE CODE-SHARING ARRANGEMENTS AND THEIR ROLE IN AVIATION SAFETY

Monday, August 16, 2010
By George Hatcher

National Transportation Safety Board Washington, DC 20594 August 16, 2010 The National Transportation Safety Board will hold a two-day symposium on the role that airline code-sharing arrangements play in aviation safety. The event, chaired by NTSB Chairman Deborah A.P. Hersman, will be held on October 26-27, 2010, in Washington, DC. Code-sharing is a marketing... »

NTSB RELEASES PHOTOS OF AIRCRAFT ACCIDENT IN ALASKA

Saturday, August 14, 2010
By George Hatcher
NTSB RELEASES PHOTOS OF AIRCRAFT ACCIDENT IN ALASKA

The National Transportation Safety Board has released three photographs of the aircraft accident site near Aleknagik, Alaska that took the lives of 5 of the 9 persons aboard. Download article as PDF »

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