NTSB Chairman Deborah Hersman has announced her resignation from the National Transportation Safety Board, effective April 25th, 2014.
The San Francisco crash of Asiana 214 during perfect VMC conditions (but with the ILS out of service) has prompted many questions. The answers have prompted many more questions about why the Boeing 777 was allowed to crash at all.
The NTSB on Friday morning announced that an investigative hearing will be conducted in December regarding the crash of Asiana Flight 214. They also provided an update on the progress of the investigation.
A San Francisco news station shared false prank names of Asiana 214 crewmembers that had been confirmed by the NTSB.
Aircraft flight data and cockpit voice recorders have advanced dramatically in recent years. They have transitioned from an analog recording of a very small set of flight parameters, to advanced digital solid state recordings of over a hundred critical parameters and data points. Time after time, these “black boxes” help to unlock the mystery of […]
Most government agencies work in mysterious ways, often times closed off from the public until their work is done and a final report is issued. The National Transportation Safety Board, however, has taken a different approach over the past few months. The NTSB has heavily leveraged Twitter and YouTube to keep the public informed on […]
US and Japanese officials Saturday began analysing the black box of the 787 plane forced into an emergency landing this week.
An Atlanta police helicopter searching for a missing boy crashed in the city’s northwest late Saturday, killing the two officers on board.
Frankfurt Main gets a new runway, America’s newest stealth fighter is once again grounded due to a tech fault, another falling satellite puts pilots on alert, and more…