National Transportation Safety Board

Amber Schadewald holds the quadcopter drone found outside her San Francisco Fulton St. home. (CBS)

NTSB Ruling Rattles America’s Fledgling Drone Industry

While the FAA is still considering how to regulate the commercial use of drones, NTSB is calling them aircraft, which could set a precedent…

11/19/2014

A Half Moon Bay pilot was killed in a crash during a show at Travis Air Force Base Sunday. (CBS)

Fire Killed Pilot After He Crashed During Travis AFB Airshow, Autopsy Finds

An autopsy report said it wasn’t the crash or the upside-down slide that killed pilot Eddie Andreini during an airshow at Travis Air Force Base last month. The report indicates he had survived the crash, only to be burned to death.

06/26/2014

An NTSB investigator documents the tail section of the Asiana Airlines flight 214. (Photo by NTSB via Getty Images)

Federal Investigators Examine Pilots’ Actions In Asiana Flight 214 Crash

The crash of Asiana Airlines Flight 214 at San Francisco International Airport last July was a result of an over-reliance on automated systems in the plane, National Transportation Safety Board officials said at a hearing today in Washington, D.C.

06/24/2014

A Half Moon Bay pilot was killed in a crash during a show at Travis Air Force Base Sunday. (CBS)

NTSB Says Fatal Crash At Travis AFB Air Show Occurred During Attempted Ribbon Cutting Maneuver

Stunt pilot Eddie Andreini planned to make three passes in his 1944 Super Stearman biplane during a “ribbon-cut maneuver” at the Thunder Over Solano Air Show at Travis Air Force Base earlier this month.

05/13/2014

A Half Moon Bay pilot was killed in a crash during a show at Travis Air Force Base Sunday. (CBS)

NTSB Says Deadly Fairfield Air Show Crash Investigation Could Take At Least 9 Months

NTSB investigators say they will look into the emergency response time following a deadly air-show plane accident Sunday in Fairfield and that it could take up to nine months to complete.

05/05/2014

Search boats on San Pablo Bay following a private plane crash Sunday. (CBS)

NTSB Investigator: Planes Were Involved In Passing Maneuver During Collision Over SF Bay

An NTSB investigator says the two planes that collided over San Francisco Bay on Sunday, causing one of them to crash into the water, were involved in a passing maneuver.

04/28/2014

Scene of a fatal crash between a tour bus and FedEx truck on Interstate 5 near Orland on April 10, 2014. (CBS)

Drivers In Fiery I-5 Bus Crash In Northern California Had Clean DMV Records

Both drivers in the fiery Northern California crash involving a FedEx truck and bus full of students had clean driving records.

04/14/2014

Mark Rosekind

NTSB: No Evidence Of Pre-Impact Fire In Deadly I-5 Crash

NTSB spokesman Mark Rosekind told reporters Sunday there was no evidence the FedEx big rig was on fire before crashing into the school bus on I-5 in Orland.

04/13/2014

Scene of a fatal crash between a tour bus and FedEx truck on Interstate 5 near Orland on April 10, 2014. (CBS)

Death Toll Rises To 10 After Fiery Bus Crash On Interstate 5

The California Highway Patrol says the driver of a FedEx delivery truck and a charter bus driver carrying high school students on a college visit are among the 10 people killed in a fiery crash on Interstate 5 Thursday evening.

04/11/2014

Asiana Flight 214

Asiana Airlines Blames Low Air Speed Warning For SFO Crash

Asiana Airlines officials say a Boeing 777 that crashed at San Francisco International Airport last July had inadequate warning systems to alert the crew to problems with air speed.

03/31/2014

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