NTSB won’t travel to investigate deadly plane crash

Pembroke, N.Y. (WBEN) – The National Transportation Safety Board would normally already be on the ground and investigating the deadly plane crash that took the lives of prominent attorney Steve Barnes and his niece Elizabeth Barnes Friday.



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Due in part to COVID-19 risks, the NTSB will not be traveling to the scene of the crash and will not be updating the media on the crash investigation.

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NTSB tells DOT to follow 2014 audit recommendations

ALBANY  — The National Transportation Safety Board is recommending that the state Department of Transportation adopt the recommendations of a 2014 audit by the state comptroller’s office that found that the DOT did not follow up enough to ensure that commercial vehicles that had been placed out-of-service had the required repairs done to make them safe.

The recommendation was one of six that the NTSB adopted Tuesday as part of … Read More

NTSB Finds Limo Owner Evaded Safety Rules Before Fatal New York Crash

The owner of the stretched limousine that crashed and killed 20 people in upstate New York repeatedly changed the listed number of seats in the vehicle and took other steps to avoid safety regulations, according to documents released Wednesday by federal investigators.

The National Transportation Safety Board’s docket on the Oct. 6, 2018, crash in rural Schoharie contains dozens of documents, including an inspection report highlighting brake problems that hadn’t

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NTSB: Limo owner evaded safety rules before fatal crash

Documents released by federal investigators show the owner of the stretched limousine that crashed and killed 20 people took pains to evade safety regulations

ALBANY, N.Y. — The owner of the stretched limousine that crashed and killed 20 people in upstate New York repeatedly changed the listed number of seats in the vehicle and took other

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