A truck driver mistakenly turned onto the tracks of a commuter rail line and went about 80 feet before getting stuck, federal accident investigators wrote Thursday in their initial findings about a deadly train collision.
A preliminary report confirmed Tuesday that Harrison Ford’s vintage aircraft crashed last week after losing engine power, forcing the actor to land at Penmar Golf Course in Venice just after takeoff from Santa Monica Airport.
Aviation experts are applauding Harrison Ford’s handling of the frightening crash-landing of a vintage aircraft in the Venice area of Los Angeles.
The wreckage of Harrison Ford’s vintage plane was moved from a Venice golf course Thursday to a nearby hanger for a joint FAA and NTSB investigation into the crash of the single-engine aircraft.
Metrolink officials hope to have trains fully operational late Wednesday afternoon following a derailment that injured more than two dozen people in Ventura County.
Around 10:00 a.m. Saturday, officials were notified the plane started having mechanical trouble.
A short circuit likely due to a manufacturing defect in a Boeing 787 airliner battery caused a fire last year that grounded the planes for more than three months, federal accident investigators said Monday.
Investigators from the National Transportation Safety Board are investigating the possible role pilot error may have had in the mid-flight failure and crash of Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo on Friday.
Billionaire Richard Branson is promising to find out what caused the crash of his Virgin Galactic prototype space tourism rocket that killed a test pilot, but federal investigators are cautioning that it may take up to a year to learn exactly what went wrong.
The plane crash that killed a seasoned military pilot near Port Hueneme was under investigation Thursday by the NTSB and the FAA, officials said.
Brian Lee, 47, was killed along with an 8-year-old passenger.
Forty-three high school students and three adult chaperones were on a bus traveling from Los Angeles for a tour of Humboldt University when the bus was struck by a FedEx tractor trailer on April 10.
Federal investigators Monday shifted their investigation of last week’s deadly bus crash in Orland to Los Angeles, officials said.
Federal investigators said Sunday that they haven’t found physical evidence confirming a witness’ claim that a FedEx truck was on fire before it slammed into a bus carrying high school students, killing 10 people in Northern California.
Federal investigators are looking into a driver’s claim that a FedEx tractor-trailer was already on fire when it careened out-of-control across a freeway median and slammed into a bus taking high school students on a college tour, killed 10 people and injuring dozens more.