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Prosecutors would face high bar in filing Amtrak charges

...controls of a train that derailed in Philadelphia, killing eight people, remains the focus of an inquiry by federal transportation safety investigators. But a second probe could prove more personally devastating: Prosecutors are trying to determine...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-22/prosecutors-would-face-high-bar-filin
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Investigators unsure anything struck train

...week, adding another twist to the investigation the day trains started running to New York again.The National Transportation Safety Board said it has not ruled out the possibility an object may have struck the windshield but is uncertain the...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-19/investigators-unsure-anything-struck-
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Engineer was obsessed with trains as teen

...industrial section of Philadelphia.In yet another curious turn in the investigation, Robert Sumwalt of the National Transportation Safety Board said Thursday that the train sped up in the last minute or so before the wreck, accelerating from 70 mph...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-15/engineer-was-obsessed-trains-teen
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Juneau woman survives plane crash

...no memory of what happened or who did what."Patrick Jones, the case's lead investigator for the National Transportation Safety Board, said the flight instructor took over control from the student after the power started to go. The crash...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-05-06/juneau-woman-survives-plane-crash
Local
Germanwings co-pilot practiced descents hours before crash

...the airplane behaved," said John Goglia, an aviation safety expert and former member of the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board.Markus Wahl, spokesman of the German pilots' association, said Lubitz could only have done this when...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-07/germanwings-co-pilot-practiced-descen
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NTSB releases documents in fatal Alaska crash investigation

...killed four people outside the village of St. Mary's, according to documents released Thursday by the National Transportation Safety Board.The operations manual of Hageland Aviation called for flight coordinators to assess risk before allowing...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-24/ntsb-releases-documents-fatal-alaska-cr
State | AK legislature
Tanker spews flammable liquid after Houston crash

...sampling and monitoring of air quality if the Coast Guard requested it, spokesman Terry Clawson said.The National Transportation Safety Board also dispatched a team of investigators to the scene, according to an NTSB statement.Records show the...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-03-10/tanker-spews-flammable-liquid-after-h
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SnowTRAC grants approved for trail grooming, safety

...grooming and a renewed opportunity for a rural transportation safety project after receiving input from the Snowmachine...addition, the $15,000 set aside for a rural transportation safety project was not awarded this year and will be...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-10-17/snowtrac-grants-approved-trail-groom
Outdoors
NTSB releases report on mid-air crash near Wasilla

...from each other before a Jan. 31 midair collision near Wasilla, a witness told investigators from the National Transportation Safety Board.The two Piper PA-18 Super Cubs hit at right angles, according to a preliminary report released by the...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-11/ntsb-releases-report-mid-air-crash-near
State
Reed recognized, to join ATSIP board

...of Transportation & Public Facilities (ADOT&PF) Alaska Highway Safety Office will join the Association of Transportation Safety Information Professionals (ATSIP) executive board in October."I look forward to serving Alaska, and the...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2012-02-12-10
Neighbors

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