Federal safety investigators said Tuesday the crash of a Virgin Galactic spaceship last year was caused by a catastrophic structural failure triggered when the co-pilot unlocked the craft’s braking system early.
The pilot of a small plane was killed when it crashed in the hills near Castro Valley, according to authorities.
BART’s since-suspended “simple approval” practice was the probable cause of an accident that killed two track workers in Contra Costa County in 2013 according to the NTSB.
While the FAA is still considering how to regulate the commercial use of drones, NTSB is calling them aircraft, which could set a precedent…
A South Bay high school is mourning the death of a popular student after the plane she was in crashed in a remote area of Santa Clara County.
A memorial service for the air tanker pilot who died battling a wildfire in Yosemite last week will be held Tuesday in San Jose, Cal Fire officials said.
NTSB’s Preliminary Findings: Air Tanker Hit Tree With Wing Fighting Dog Rock Fire Before Deadly Crash
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) say they think a Cal Fire air tanker that crashed while fighting a fire in Yosemite last week may have struck a tree with its wing according to preliminary findings.
Yosemite park officials say sparks from a vehicle caused the wildfire that led to a former U.S. Navy pilot’s death.
The NTSB is pointing to a wing malfunction as the cause of a crash at the Reno Air Races that killed a San Jose pilot.
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.