Voice recorder in Chinese crash comes to D.C. as U.S. investigators head to China
Chinese and U.S. safety investigators have stepped up cooperation in their effort to determine what caused a Boeing 737 flown by China Eastern Airlines to crash last month, killing all 132 people on board.washingtonpost.com
Plane makes emergency landing at Willow Run airport due to mechanical issues
VAN BUREN TOWNSHIP, Mich. – A small airplane made an emergency landing early Sunday morning at Willow Run Airport. According to authorities, the small aircraft was experiencing mechanical issues and its landing gear did not come down, causing the plane to leave the runway just after midnight. Authorities said the two people onboard were able to exit safely and were unharmed. The investigation into what went wrong is ongoing.
Pilot in deadly Kobe Bryant crash was disoriented in clouds, NTSB says
Pilot in deadly Kobe Bryant crash was disoriented in clouds, NTSB says The helicopter pilot flying Kobe Bryant, his daughter and several others experienced "spatial disorientation" before the aircraft crashed into a hill and killed everyone onboard, federal investigators determined. Errol Barnett has the latest.cbsnews.com
Pilot killed in plane crash on Grosse Ile
GROSSE ILE TOWNSHIP, Mich. – A man was killed Saturday in a plane crash on the south side of Grosse Ile. UPDATE: Man killed in place crash identified as 57-year-old from Lincoln ParkHe was rushed to a hospital with serious injuries, where he died. He was flying an experimental ultralight plane and witnesses said the plane clipped a tree and crashed in the woods behind a neighborhood. He was the only person on board. The FAA and NTSB is investigating.
NASCAR gives tickets to Earnhardt Jr. crash first responders
NTSB has arrived at the scene where Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s plane crashed on Thursday in Elizabethton, Tennessee. (CNN) - NASCAR paid back the first responders of the plane crash that Dale Earnhardt Jr. and his family survived with a night at the races. The Carter County Tennessee Sheriff's Office said it got free tickets to the Bristol Motor Speedway night race along with others who responded to the crash. "We had a great time with our first responder family at the BMS night race! A big thank you to NASCAR for giving us and all the agencies that responded to Dale Jr.'s plane crash free tickets!," it said on Facebook.
On this day: August 1
2007: The I-35W Mississippi River bridge spanning the Mississippi River in Minneapolis, Minnesota, collapses during the evening rush hour, killing 13 people and injuring 145. The NTSB later cited a design flaw as the likely cause of the collapse, and asserted that additional weight on the bridge at the time of the collapse contributed to the catastrophic failure. Hide Caption
Bomb threat made against plane at LAX
An American Eagle plane with passengers on board at Los Angeles International Airport is being kept away from the terminal after a bomb threat made against the flight. Mark Rosenker, former chairman of the NTSB, joins CBSN to discuss the ongoing situation.cbsnews.com
How was a commercial flight hijacked one week after Brussels attacks?
One week after the terror attacks in Brussels, an EgyptAir flight was hijacked over Egypt this morning. How was the suspect able to pass security and successfully take over the aircraft? With analysis, former NTSB Chairman Mark Rosenker joins CBSN by phone.cbsnews.com
What's behind spike in deaths on U.S. roads?
The U.S. is on pace for what could be the deadliest year on the roads since 2007, according to the National Safety Council. Traffic deaths are up 14 percent from 2014. First on "CBS This Morning," former NTSB chairman Deborah Hersman discusses the disturbing findings.cbsnews.com
NTSB: Trucker who hit Tracy Morgan was awake for 28 hours
Federal investigators blame fatigue for the crash that badly injured Morgan and killed his friend, James McNair. The Walmart truck driver who crashed into Tracy's limo van missed signs warning of a work zone and reduced speed limit. Kris Van Cleave reports.cbsnews.com
Derailed Amtrak train sped up in minute before crash
The train's engineer Brandon Bostian remains at the center of the Amtrak train crash investigation. Bostian has agreed to be interviewed by the NTSB with his attorney. Amtrak's president and CEO Joseph Boardman took CBS News to the crash site. Kris Van Cleave reports from Philadelphia.cbsnews.com
Why didn't Amtrak train have latest crash prevention technology?
The NTSB said that technology known as Positive Train Control (PTC) could have prevented the derailment of Amtrak Train 188. By law the rail industry has until the end of the year to have it installed. On Thursday Amtrak's president explained the issue they had when they tried installing PTC. Omar Villafranca reports.cbsnews.com
NTSB investigator: Positive train control would have prevented Amtrak crash
Robert Sumwalt, who is leading the NTSB investigation of the Amtrak derailment in Philadelphia, joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss the progress his team has made in the investigation. He says it's too soon to make judgment calls about whether the train's engineer was being "reckless."cbsnews.com
Government issues safety alert on train railroad signals
Government issues safety alert on train railroad signals Rail safety is back in the spotlight after a new warning from federal regulators. The NTSB is urging railroads to take immediate action after its investigation into a derailment in Kansas. Mark Albert reports.cbsnews.com
How easy will it be to track missing AirAsia Flight 8501?
How easy will it be to track missing AirAsia Flight 8501? There are reports that Flight 8501 was equipped with an "A-Car" system. It feeds diagnostic information about the plane to the ground. Former NTSB Chairman Mark Rosenker joins "CBSN" with more on how helpful that system will be in the search for the missing flight.cbsnews.com
Inside the search for AirAsia Flight 8501
Inside the search for AirAsia Flight 8501 There are reports that Flight 8501 was equipped with an "A-Car" system. It feeds diagnostic information about the plane to the ground. Former NTSB Chairman Mark Rosenker joins "CBSN" with more on how helpful that system will be in the search for the missing flight.cbsnews.com
Former NTSB chief on missing AirAsia Flight 8501 investigation
Former NTSB chief on missing AirAsia Flight 8501 investigation Deborah Hersman, former NTSB chair and now president and CEO of the National Safety Council, joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss the investigation for AirAsia Flight 8501.cbsnews.com
NTSB: Fatigued driving as dangerous as driving drunk
NTSB: Fatigued driving as dangerous as driving drunk Forty-one percent of Americans admit to "falling asleep or nodding off" at the wheel, according to AAA. About 100,000 accidents a year are believed to be connected to drowsy driving. But experts warn the numbers are likely much higher. Jeff Pegues reports.cbsnews.com
Daunting investigation ahead in Ukraine war zone
Daunting investigation ahead in Ukraine war zone Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 was shot down in a Ukranian war zone, so the investigation will be even more challenging. Deborah Hersman, former NTSB chair, joins the "CBS This Morning" co-hosts from Chicago to share insights into the situation.cbsnews.com
NTSB to release report with details on Asiana Airlines crash
NTSB to release report with details on Asiana Airlines crash Nearly one year later, the NTSB will release a report from their investigation of the Asiana Airlines Flight 214 crash, which hit a seawall when landing at San Francisco International Airport and killed three people. Former NTSB chairman Deborah Hersman joins the "CBS This Morning" co-hosts to discuss the upcoming report.cbsnews.com
Calif. bus crash: Investigators probe FedEx driver's cell phone, medical records
Calif. bus crash: Investigators probe FedEx driver's cell phone, medical records The NTSB continues their investigation into why a FedEx truck veered into the opposite side of the road and crashed into a school bus head on, killing 10 people. Investigators are looking into the truck driver's cell phone and medical records. Mark Albert reports.cbsnews.com
Fmr. NTSB chair: on Flight 370: We're not dealing with the "most competent" investigators
NTSB chair: on Flight 370: We're not dealing with the "most competent" investigators Malaysian officials say the best evidence they have confirms that the plane couldn't have landed anywhere. But, there's still no confirmed sighting of any wreckage. Former NTSB Chair Mark Rosenker joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss the confusion.cbsnews.com
Malaysians have not invited U.S. inside missing plane probe
Malaysians have not invited U.S. inside missing plane probe While the FBI, FAA and NTSB have representatives in Malaysia and have offered to help with the investigation into missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, so far the Americans have not been invited to assist. Bob Orr reports.cbsnews.com