Emergency Call Preceded Plane Crash in Grand Teton
The National Transportation Safety Board says the pilot of an experimental plane that crashed Wednesday in grand Teton National Park told air traffic controllers there was a problem with the plane and that the pilot was returning to the airport when the plane crashed.
Georgia Jet Crash Kills Five, Injures Two
THOMSON, Ga. (AP) — Authorities plan to investigate after a small jet crashed off the end of a runway after landing in eastern Georgia, killing five people aboard and injuring two.
Thomson-McDuffie County Sheriff Logan Marshall says the jet crashed after 8 p...
NTSB: Anti-Collision Aids Needed For Large Planes
WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Transportation Safety Board wants to see ground collision warning systems on all large commercial airliners.
The board is recommending that the Federal Aviation Administration require large airplanes to be equipped with anti-ground collision tools, such as a camer…
NTSB To Release Recommendations For Air Races
RENO, Nev. (AP) — The National Transportation Safety Board is releasing its recommendations on air race safety and providing an update on its investigation into the tragic crash at last fall's Reno Championship Air Races that killed 11 people and seriously injured more than 70 spectators.…
Feds Urge States To Ban Texting, Talking On Roads
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ren Bishop is one of many American drivers who texts, tweets and talks on her cellphone while she's behind the wheel — and thinks it should be up to drivers to use their discretion when it comes to safety.
Though she admits thumbing her phone while driving is bad habit, the Univers…