Twenty years ago, on a clear, cloudless September night, US Air Flight 427 mysteriously fell from sky on its approach to Pittsburgh International Airport.
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.
If the National Transportation Safety Board or NTSB has its way, the legal standard for drunk driving will be cut from the current 0.08 level to 0.05.
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.
KDKA Radio’s Robert Mangino talks to Mark Rosekind, board member of the National Transportation Safety Board.
Two local pilots are being called heroes in the air after a security breach at the airport in Philadelphia. At about 11 a.m. Thursday, there was a rouge vehicle on the runway.
The National Transportation Safety Board is proposing a complete ban on cell phone use while driving, except in emergency situations.
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.