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NTSB Releases Preliminary Report On Gaithersburg Plane Crash

A tragic plane crash took the lives of six people, including a mother and her two young children in Gaithersburg. Now federal officials have released a preliminary report on the crash and experts say it could have an impact nationally on early warning systems in planes.

12/16/2014

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Pilot In Ocean City Crash Lacked Training

Federal investigators say the pilot in last year’s fatal plane crash in Ocean City may not have been adequately trained in the aerobatic moves he was performing.

12/16/2014

Ocean City Plane Crash, Geoghegan, Adickes

Report: Pilot In OCMD Crash Lacked Aerobatic Training

Federal investigators say the pilot in last year’s fatal plane crash in Ocean City may not have been adequately trained in the aerobatic moves he was performing.

12/16/2014

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Crews Remain On Scene Of Gaithersburg Plane Crash

Searching for clues, investigators remain at the scene where a jet crashed into a Montgomery County home. Rick Ritter reports on how investigators are digging deeper into the pilot’s past.

12/11/2014

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NTSB: Probe Into Triple Fatal Frederick County Aircraft Crash Will Take A Year

The investigation is just beginning into the deadly midair collision between a small plane and helicopter at the airport in Frederick.

10/24/2014

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NTSB: Distracted Truck Driver Using Bluetooth Caused 2013 Fiery Train Derailment

Federal investigators find a distracted driver and lax safety regulations led to a train derailment and massive explosion in Baltimore County last year—and they say not enough has been done to stop it from happening again.

10/22/2014

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Awake. Alert. Alive. NTSB Looks At The Dangers Of Drowsy Driving

It’s the cause of hundreds of deaths and thousands more injuries for drivers. The National Transportation Safety Board looked at the effects of driving while drowsy.

10/21/2014

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NTSB: Ship Hit Baltimore CSX Pier While Going Too Fast

The National Transportation Safety Board says high speed was the probable cause of a shipping accident that did more than $2 million worth of damage to a CSX Corp. coal pier in Baltimore Harbor.

04/18/2014

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Truck Driver’s Inattention, Inexperience Cause Of July Bay Bridge Accident

A terrifying plunge off the Bay Bridge and into the water last summer launched a number of investigations. Now the findings of a federal report are out.

03/19/2014

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NTSB Recommendations Could Change Rail Travel

Changes are coming to the way you travel. The National Transportation Safety Board just released a top 10 list of improvements.

01/19/2014

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Shutdown Keeps NTSB From Investigating Fatal Metro Accident

Federal transportation safety officials say they have decided against sending investigators to the site of a fatal welding accident in a Metro subway tunnel in Washington because of the government shutdown.

10/07/2013

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NTSB: Bay Bridge Tractor-Trailer Driver Was On First U.S. Trip Alone

A terrifying crash. A car plunges off the Bay Bridge after being rear-ended by a truck in July. Now, there are new questions about that truck driver’s qualifications as federal investigators release a revealing report.

08/19/2013

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