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7 Dead, Dozens Injured In Philadelphia Amtrak Derailment

Daylight on Wednesday revealed the devastation caused by an Amtrak train derailment in Philadelphia that left at least six people dead and dozens injured, several critically, in a terrifying wreck that plunged passengers into darkness and chaos.

05/13/2015

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Families Recount Sorrow, Achievements 20 Years After Flight 427 Crash

Twenty years ago, on a clear, cloudless September night, US Air Flight 427 mysteriously fell from sky on its approach to Pittsburgh International Airport.

09/05/2014

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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