NTSB Schedules Public Meeting To Determine Cause Of Helicopter Crash That Killed Kobe BryantThe Feb. 9 virtual hearing will take place just over two weeks after the first anniversary of the crash that stunned Los Angeles and the sports world.
NTSB Unable To Determine What Sparked Dive Boat Fire Which Killed 34 People Off Santa Barbara CoastInvestigators found that the fire began toward the back of the main deck salon area, where divers had plugged in phones, flashlights and other items with lithium ion batteries that can spread flames quickly.
NTSB To Hold Special Meeting Over Dive Boat Fire Which Killed 34 Off Santa Barbara CoastAccording to a preliminary report from the NTSB released about 10 days after the fire, all six crew members aboard the boat were asleep when the blaze broke out.
New Bill Would Require Helicopters to Have Black Boxes, Terrain Awareness Systems After Crash That Killed Kobe BryantCalifornia Senator Dianne Feinstein and Congressman Brad Sherman of Sherman Oaks together introduced the Helicopter Safety Act Thursday. The law would require the FAA to strengthen federal standards for helicopters in the wake of the tragic crash.
All 9 Bodies Recovered From Calabasas Chopper Crash; Kobe Bryant's Remains IdentifiedThe Los Angeles County coroner's office Tuesday officially identified Kobe Bryant as one of the victims of Sunday's helicopter crash in Calabasas that left nine people dead.
2 Federal Agencies Take Closer Look Into Tesla Fire In West HollywoodThe National Transportation Safety Board said Monday it is sending a technical specialist to watch Tesla's examination of the Model S that caught fire Friday on a street in West Hollywood.
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.