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Rich Lowry: The alleged leader of the free world

President Barack Obama must have missed his calling as head of the National Transportation Safety Board.In the wake of the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, Obama has been the nation's forensic investigator-in-chief...
Troopers identify plane crash victims

...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...

...she could not confirm if the truck was on fire before the collision until all evidence was gathered. National Transportation Safety Board spokesman Keith Holloway said the agency is investigating the condition of the truck before the collision... of engineer William Rockefeller, who was at the controls during the Metro-North derailment, the National Transportation Safety Board said he was classified as obese at 5-foot-11 and over 260 pounds.Rockefeller told NTSB investigators...
NTSB recommends safety audit of Alaskan aviation

...Alaska - 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...
NTSB officials examine Saint Marys crash wreckage

...people and injured six Friday night. A break in weather conditions allowed two investigators - from the National Transportation Safety Board and the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration - on Sunday to reach the scene where a single-engine aircraft...

...explain what caused the blast that killed eight people will likely start on Sunday.He said that the National Transportation Safety Board should be able to start pressure-testing the pipes Sunday.Arson detectives and fire marshals have been...
After the crash

...plane, the propellers were bent and most of the fuselage had burned away as a result of the crash. The National Transportation Safety Board collected evidence from the site to investigate the crash, which no one witnessed and there is no surveillance...
Passengers, crew walk away from Era crash

...leaking fuel or fire, Painter said. "It was a landing roll which turned into a landing slide," said National Transportation Safety Board investigator Clint Johnson of Anchorage. Shelley Gill, a Homer writer on the plane, said the plane weaved...
More than 100 stranded at Kenai Airport after United Airlines flight diversion

...military. After they landed, the group sat on the tarmac. "For four hours," Spring said. "They said (Transportation Safety Administration) wasn't here so we couldn't get off the plane. It was like 11:30 (p.m.) before they...


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