National Transportation Safety Board

An Asiana Airlines Boeing 777 airplane lies burned on the runway after it crash landed at San Francisco International Airport July 6, 2013. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

NTSB Releases Agenda For Asiana Flight 214 Hearings

The National Transportation Safety Board has released the agenda for next week’s investigative hearings on Asiana Flight 214.


The 5-foot-long fuselage skin section taken from the Southwest Airlines accident aircraft is displayed to the media at the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) in Washington, DC, on April 5, 2011. (Photo Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images)

NTSB: Shoddy Workmanship Caused Roof Tear In Sacramento-Bound Boeing 737

A National Transportation Safety Board report blames shoddy workmanship for a tear in the roof of a Southwest Airlines flight in 2011.



Feds Investigate Asiana Response To SFO Plane Crash

Federal transportation officials are investigating whether Asiana Airlines failed to meet legal obligations to help the families of passengers whose flight crash landed at San Francisco International Airport.


A chimney is all that remains at a burned home near the epicenter of the gas line explosion that devastated a neighborhood in San Bruno. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

DA Won’t Seek Criminal Charges Against PG&E 3 Years After San Bruno Blast

Three years after a deadly PG&E pipeline explosion in San Bruno, a spokeswoman for the San Mateo County District Attorney’s Office told KCBS that they will not be filing criminal charges against the utility.


Passengers From San Fransisco Plane Crash Return Home

NTSB Receives Complaints Of Lawyers Soliciting SFO Asiana Crash Victims

The National Transportation Safety Board has received several complaints of attorneys soliciting victims of the deadly Asiana Airlines Flight 214 crash last month.


Asiana Flight 214 Plane Crash

Asiana Pilot Delayed Evacuating Crashed Plane Until Fire Broke Out

Federal safety officials said a pilot initially told passengers not to evacuate an Asiana Airlines flight that crash landed at San Francisco International Airport over the weekend.


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Crash Investigators Look Into Mysterious Flash, Pairing Of Asiana Pilots

Investigators trying to piece together what went wrong will consider a report about a blinding light flash and the pairing of the pilots, who were assigned to work together through a tightly regulated system developed after several deadly crashes in the 1980s were blamed in part on inexperience in the cockpit.


A Boeing 777 airplane lies burned on the runway after it crashed landed at San Francisco International Airport July 6, 2013.  (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

SFO Plane Crash Probe Brings Questions Over Automated Speed Controls

Investigators are trying to understand whether automated cockpit equipment Asiana flight 214’s pilots said they were relying on to control the airliner’s speed may have contributed to the plane’s dangerously low and slow approach just before it crashed.


A Boeing 777 airplane lies burned on the runway after it crash landed at San Francisco International Airport July 6, 2013. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

NTSB Investigates Whether Asiana Flight 214 Escape Chutes Malfunctioned

Several people aboard Asiana Airlines Flight 214 have said at least one of the Boeing 777’s evacuation chutes opened inside the cabin rather than outside the jet after it crashed Saturday at San Francisco International Airport, federal investigators said Tuesday.


An image from home video provided to CNN shows Asiana Flight 214 upon impact. (CNN photo)

NTSB Notes Cockpit Inexperince As Jet’s Landing Gear Hit Seawall, Ejected Flight Attendants

Federal investigators said Asiana Flight 214’s landing gear hit a seawall before the tail of the plane during a weekend crash at SFO. The NTSB said it had also learned that the commanding pilot of the crashed jet was on his first trip as a flight instructor.





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