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Report Blames Pilot For 2011 Hawaii Copter Crash That Killed Local Couple

The likely cause of a Molokai helicopter crash that killed all five people aboard was the pilot flying too close to the mountains during inclement weather, the National Transportation Safety Board determined in a final report published Friday.

07/26/2014

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NTSB Recommends Tougher Drunk Driving Threshold

Federal accident investigators recommended Tuesday that states cut their threshold for drunken driving by nearly half, matching a standard that has substantially reduced highway deaths in other countries.

05/14/2013

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NTSB Proposes Ban Of Cell Phone Use While Driving

The National Transportation Safety Board is proposing a complete ban on cell phone use while driving, except in emergency situations.

12/13/2011

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NTSB To Investigate West Deer Plane Crash

An investigator from the National Transportation Safety Board said he’s confident officials will be able to determine why a small plane went off the runway and crashed in West Deer.

05/12/2011

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Crews Remove Chopper Wreckage, Investigation Begins

Officials with the Federal Aviation Administration and National Transportation Safety Board are investigating after a helicopter crashed to the ground late Saturday night while filming for a reality show near a college campus in Indiana County.

05/01/2011

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