Tired Air Traffic Controllers Making Skies Less Safe, According To Newly-Released FAA StudyAir traffic controllers’ work schedules often lead to chronic fatigue, making them less alert and endangering the safety of the national air traffic system, according to a study the government kept secret for years.
Family Drops Lawsuit Over SFO Runway Death In Asiana CrashThe parents of a teenage girl run over and killed by emergency vehicles after an Asiana Airlines crash landing at the San Francisco airport dropped their lawsuit against the city on Friday.
NTSB: Co-Pilot Error Blamed For Crash Of Virgin Galactic SpaceshipFederal 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.
Pilot Killed In Small Plane Crash Near Castro ValleyThe pilot of a small plane was killed when it crashed in the hills near Castro Valley, according to authorities.
NTSB Finds Probable Cause In BART Protocol That Resulted In Track Workers' DeathsBART'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.
NTSB Ruling Rattles America's Fledgling Drone IndustryWhile the FAA is still considering how to regulate the commercial use of drones, NTSB is calling them aircraft, which could set a precedent...
South Bay High School Mourns Death Of Student Who Died In Gilroy Plane CrashA 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.
Memorial Service For Air Tanker Pilot Who Died Fighting Yosemite Fire To Be Held TuesdayA 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 CrashThe 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 Officials Say Sparks From Vehicle Started Wildfire That Killed Pilot; 5 Homes DestroyedYosemite park officials say sparks from a vehicle caused the wildfire that led to a former U.S. Navy pilot's death.
NTSB: Wing Malfunctioned In Crash That Killed San Jose Pilot At Reno Air RacesThe NTSB is pointing to a wing malfunction as the cause of a crash at the Reno Air Races that killed a San Jose pilot.
Fire Killed Pilot After He Crashed During Travis AFB Airshow, Autopsy FindsAn 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.