FAA Orders Fan Blade Inspections After Jet Engine ExplosionU.S. airline regulators have ordered inspections on engine fan blades like the one that snapped off a Southwest Airlines plane, leading to the death of a woman who was partially blown out a window.
NTSB: Blown Southwest Jet Engine Showed 'Metal Fatigue'A preliminary examination of the blown jet engine of the Southwest Airlines plane that set off a terrifying chain of events and left a businesswoman hanging half outside a shattered window showed evidence of "metal fatigue," according to the National Transportation Safety Board.
Investigators: Small Plane That Crashed Into Riverside Home Had Engine DifficultyA preliminary report by investigators says the pilot of a small plane that crashed in Riverside last month had difficulty starting one engine.
Helicopter Crashed Off San Pedro Wasn't Manufacturer's FirstIn October 2016, a new Zealand transport watchdog added Robinson helicopters to the list of “most pressing concerns.
Lawsuits Over 2013 Reality Show Helicopter Crash SettledLawsuits over a 2013 helicopter crash that killed three men during the filming of a reality television show for the Discovery Channel have been settled, court records show.
NTSB: Unseated Carburetor Part Probable Cause Of Harrison Ford Plane CrashThe main metering jet of the carburetor of a plane Harrison Ford was piloting had become unseated, resulting in loss of engine power and forcing the actor to land the plane hard in a Santa Monica golf course.
NTSB Confirms Co-Pilot Error As Cause Of 2014 Virgin Galactic TragedyThe National Transportation Safety Board on Tuesday confirmed co-pilot error as the cause of the deadly failure of Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo spacecraft over the Mojave Desert in October of 2014.
NTSB Preliminary Report Finds Train Crash Caused By Wrong Turn Onto TracksA 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.
NTSB: Harrison Ford's Plane Lost Engine Power Before Crashing In Venice Golf CourseA 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 Applaud Harrison Ford's Handling Of Plane's Crash-LandingAviation experts are applauding Harrison Ford’s handling of the frightening crash-landing of a vintage aircraft in the Venice area of Los Angeles.
Investigation Continues Into Harrison Ford Plane Crash As Actor RecoversThe 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 Conductor Fights For Life As Investigation Turns Up Details On Driver's HistoryMetrolink officials hope to have trains fully operational late Wednesday afternoon following a derailment that injured more than two dozen people in Ventura County.