A township in Indianapolis is mourning the loss of two volunteer firefighters who were killed in an airplane accident last night at the Marion Municipal Airport. The two Pipe Creek Township firefighters – Kyle Hibst and David Wittkamper – were taking a pleasure trip when the single-engine airplane they were in collided with a jet, according to news sources.
OSHA has fined Tower King II Inc. $12,934 for the death of three workers who were attempting to install a new antenna on a communications tower in Miami. This is the maximum fine for one serious citation. OSHA has no standard specifically targeted to cell tower worker safety and used the General Duty Clause, which requires employers to maintain a safe workplace and is used when there are no relevant OSHA standards.
On November 14, 2017, the day before our Most Wanted List (MWL) progress meeting, we concluded our investigation into the April 2016 Amtrak train derailment in Chester, Pennsylvania. As I offer the closing words of this blog series highlighting the progress made to address issues on our list, the NTSB is presently investigating the December 2017 Amtrak train derailment in DuPont, Washington, and the February 2018 Amtrak train and CSX freight train collision near Cayce, South Carolina.
A natural gas explosion that killed a 12-year-old girl and injured four others in Dallas earlier this year wasn’t the only one that rocked that neighborhood, according to the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), which is investigating the incidents.
The nation's first pedestrian death involving an autonomous vehicle may have been unavoidable, according to local authorities, although the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) investigation into the incident continues.
The accident occurred Sunday night around 10 p.m., when 49-year-old Elaine Herzberg was struck by an Uber self-driving vehicle as she walked across a busy street outside of a crosswalk.
A floor hand was caught between a pipe handling catwalk machine and a stanchion post on the drill floor of a dynamically positioned drillship. The operation at the time of the incident was picking up pipe from the pipe handling catwalk machine, making up at the rotary table, and running in the hole.
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) interrupted its investigation into the recent helicopter crash in New York City to issue an urgent safety recommendation, after determining the culprit behind five fatalities in the accident.
The five passengers in the aircraft were wearing harnesses; the pilot was not.
In this era when smartphones are at the ready and videotapes of current events are ubiquitous, the National Transportation Safety Board’s (NTSB) request to the public is not that surprising.
The NTSB is looking for videos that show different angles of the March 11, 2018 accident in which a helicopter plunged into New York City’s East River. Five people were killed and the pilot injured when the Liberty Helicopters craft hit the water and rolled.
The company whose bus plunged into an Alabama ravine early yesterday morning, killing the driver and injuring at least three dozen passengers, has been in four crashes during the past two years, according to Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) records.
In Tuesday’s incident involving First Class Tours Inc., a bus carrying members of a Texas high school band returning from a music festival at Disney World left the road and descended into a steep ravine near Loxley.
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has interviewed the only survivor of Tuesday’s helicopter crash into New York City’s East River – the pilot.
The Airbus Helicopter plunged into the river and rolled inverted during an autorotation, killing five passengers and injuring the pilot.