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.
Federal Investigators Examine Pilots' Actions In Asiana Flight 214 CrashThe 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.
NTSB: Jet From SFO Nearly Collided With Another Plane At New Jersey AirportA plane taking off and another plane landing on intersecting runways at Newark Liberty Airport nearly collided last month, according to a preliminary federal report.
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.
NTSB Says Deadly Fairfield Air Show Crash Investigation Could Take At Least 9 MonthsNTSB 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.
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.
NTSB Examining Phone Records, Surveillance Video Of FedEx Driver In I-5 Bus CrashFederal investigators will look at surveillance video from earlier in the day of a FedEx driver before his truck crashed into a tour bus killing ten people on I-5 near Orland.