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NTSB: Amtrak engineer wasn't talking, texting

...the tracks and a recorder that registers how fast the train was moving and actions by the engineer, he said.Accident investigators have said previously that they have not found any mechanical problems with the train. The track had been inspected...
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Malaysian leader: Debris found is from Flight 370

...without any maneuvering of the plane, though it emphasized this was only a working theory and did not mean that accident investigators led by Malaysia would reach a similar conclusion.A loss of cabin air pressure could cause oxygen deprivation...
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NTSB officials examine Alaska crash wreckage

...said Sunday afternoon.He added that "it's way too early to draw any conclusions" about what caused the accident.Investigators will be at the site for at least a day, possibly two, collecting evidence and interviewing witnesses, Johnson...
Americans anxious, irritated as gov't shuts down

...inspectors were furloughed along with most of the National Transportation Safety Board's employees, including accident investigators who respond to air crashes, train collisions, pipeline explosions and other accidents.Almost all of NASA...
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NTSB: '01 crash pilot was using restricted drug

...pilot's use the prescription drug Paxil, used to treat anxiety disorders, said Clint Johnson, an NTSB airplane accident investigator based in Anchorage. Autopsy results showed traces of the drug in 26-year-old pilot Chad Beer's body. Commercial...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...gets nailed?'' HB 311 was approved 28-10 but could come up for another vote today. Man killed in Anchorage accident Investigators say Bostick was driving westbound on Fifth Avenue in Anchorage shortly before 7:30 a.m. when he lost control...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Gayssot has said the Air France Concordes will not fly again until experts understand exactly what caused the accident. Investigators on Thursday resumed gathering debris from the site where the Concorde plunged into a hotel in the town of Gonesse...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

Pilot lost license before fatal airplane accident Investigators await test results to find cause of the crash By ANN CHANDONNET THE JUNEAU EMPIRE The Sitka pilot who died in a crash last week...
Investigation of Alaska midair collision continues

...recent midair collision in the state - aircraft that were difficult to spot amid mountainous terrains, federal accident investigator said Monday. The two crashes about 200 miles apart already are prompting plans to hold safety meetings with pilots...
NTSB: Pilot met up with girlfriend's plane before they collided over Alaska, killing him

...of Kenai. Each was the only person onboard.It was the state's third midair crash since July. A federal accident investigator has said two earlier midair collisions were marked by the same factor: aircraft that were difficult to spot amid...


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