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Crew, controller faulted in 2013 cargo plane crash

...plane crashed into the side of a mountain in 2013, a report by federal investigators has concluded.The National Transportation Safety Board report issued Monday also faulted the air traffic controller who did not notice the plane's descent to...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-12/crew-controller-faulted-2013-cargo-plan
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19 passengers minorly injured

...railroad is investigating the cause of the derailment, Finlayson said. The Associated Press reported the National Transportation Safety Board was informed of the incident, but it wasn't clear if they would be investigating.The company halted...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-24/19-passengers-minorly-injured
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White Pass train halts runs after derailment

...locomotives and four passenger rail cars, the company said in a written statement Wednesday night.The National Transportation Safety Board was informed of the accident, but it wasn't immediately clear if rail safety personnel would investigate...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-24/white-pass-train-halts-runs-after-derai
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Airline CEO says safety changes are underway

...airplane fleet says a critical federal report does not reflect safety changes the company has made.The National Transportation Safety Board last month in an "urgent safety recommendation" said the Federal Aviation Administration should review...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-05-19/airline-ceo-says-safety-changes-are-und
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NTSB seeks review of air operators

...ANCHORAGE - Two fatal crashes of Alaska commuter aircraft and five other accidents or incidents have led the National Transportation Safety Board to recommend a comprehensive safety audit of the company that provides most commuter air service within...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-05-02/ntsb-seeks-review-air-operators
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Feds release initial report on crash near Bethel

...when it crashed near Bethel, killing the two pilots on board, according to a preliminary report by the National Transportation Safety Board.Investigators still don't know what caused the Cessna 208 operated by Hageland Aviation to go down...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-20/feds-release-initial-report-crash-near-
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Troopers name 2 men killed in Alaska plane crash

...It's too early to say what caused the plane to go down, said Clint Johnson, an investigator with the National Transportation Safety Board, which is leading the investigation of the crash. NTSB investigations look at weather, pilot error and...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-10/troopers-name-2-men-killed-alaska-plane
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NTSB: pilot error led to 2011 midair crash

...September 2011 midair crash involving a boyfriend and girlfriend flying near each other in western Alaska, the National Transportation Safety Board said.The board determined that pilot Scott Veal was flying alongside Kristen Sprague when he suddenly...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-02-16/ntsb-pilot-error-led-2011-midair-crash
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Big dreams for Alaska in Alberta's tar sands

...by rail, but U.S. and Canadian authorities recently warned that the practice is unsafe. The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board and the Transportation Safety Board of Canada issued a series of recommendations to address safety risks...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-02-02/big-dreams-alaska-albertas-tar-sands
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Preliminary report released in plane crash that killed 4

...Marys had diverted course because of deteriorating weather, according to a preliminary report from the National Transportation Safety Board.The Hageland Aviation Cessna 208B Caravan with 10 people aboard was bound from Bethel to Mountain Village...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-12-11/preliminary-report-released-plane-crash
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