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Federal officials fault company in fatal crash of commercial spacecraft

The National Transportation Safety Board concluded Tuesday that the developer of a commercial spacecraft that broke apart over the Mojave Desert last year failed to protect against the possibility of human error.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-28/federal-officials-fault-co
F-16 fighter jet smashed into a small plane in South Carolina

...fields.The two people aboard the smaller Cessna were killed, and the plane was completely destroyed, National Transportation Safety Board spokesman Peter Knudson said. The pilot of the F-16 ejected and "is apparently uninjured," he said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-07-07/f-16-fighter-jet-smashed-small-plan
Man, 68, son, 30, named plane crash victims

...hurt or homes damaged, Berkeley County spokesman Michael Mule said Tuesday. An investigator from the National Transportation Safety Board was joining the investigation and the NTSB planned to hold a news conference Wednesday to announce its...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-07-08/man-68-son-named-plane-crash
Plane collision that killed father and son 2nd fatal tragedy for their family in days

...He was 68. Recovery teams are still searching the same area for his son, who was 30.On Wednesday, National Transportation Safety Board investigator Dennis Diaz told reporters that his first goal is to document the two crash sites, which...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-07-08/plane-collision-killed-father
2 die when F-16, Cessna collide over SC

...falling out of the sky," Ware said, telling the paper the jet's engine landed at a campground.The National Transportation Safety Board has opened a probe into the collision and is sending an investigator, said Keith Holloway, a spokesman...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-07-07/f-16-cessna-collide-over-sc
Pilot reported problems before fatal Atlanta crash

...into a metro Atlanta freeway, killing all four onboard. A preliminary report released Tuesday by the National Transportation Safety Board says the pilot's last radio transmissions came about two minutes after departure from DeKalb Peachtree...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-05-19/pilot-reported-problems-fata
Grovetown pilot dies in Kentucky crash

...a rural road outside the small town about 7 p.m. Thursday, two miles from Hazard's airport.The National Transportation Safety Board is in charge of the investigation and is expected to release preliminary findings in about 10 days.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-23/grovetown-pilot-dies-kentucky
7 now dead in Amtrak crash

...examining the equipment, seeing if there are any more people in the rail cars," Robert Sumwalt of the National Transportation Safety Board said. Mayor Michael Nutter said some people remained unaccounted for, though he cautioned that some passengers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-05-13/7-now-dead-amtrak-crash
4 dead in I-285 plane crash

...they will reconstruct the plane to determine what caused the aircraft to go down. Eric Alleyne of the National Transportation Safety Board said he expects reconstruction of the charred aircraft to take roughly two weeks.The tail, other wreckage...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-05-08/4-dead-i-285-plane-crash
Train derails in Philadelphia

...the crash was unknown. Amtrak said it was aware of the derailment and would provide updates later. The National Transportation Safety Board said Tuesday night it was gathering information about the derailment.Another Amtrak train crashed on...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-05-12/train-derails-philadelphia