NTSB

Four people died when a small plane crashed on a busy Atlanta highway (Photo courtesy: DeKalb County Fire)
NTSB: Pilot reported problem before fatal crash into freeway
Federal authorities say the pilot of a small plane radioed air traffic controllers, saying he was struggling to gain altitude seconds before slamming into a metro Atlanta freeway, killing all four onboard. Tue, 05/19/2015 - 11:07am
Plane from Wilmington crashes in SC
A small plane from Wilmington has crashed about 10 miles from the Chester Catawba Airport in South Carolina. Tue, 05/27/2014 - 3:44am
NTSB: Captain’s decision to sail into hurricane Sandy doomed Bounty
Federal investigators say a captain's "reckless decision to sail into the well-forecasted path of Hurricane Sandy" was the probable cause of the ship sinking off North Carolina in October 2012. Mon, 02/10/2014 - 6:33pm
NTSB: Plane crashed on its way to Duplin airport
A preliminary report released on Wednesday by the National Transportation Safety Board sheds new light into the final minutes of a plane crash that killed a Marine Major. Fri, 11/29/2013 - 8:58pm
Friend remembers Marine killed in crash as investigation continues
Federal investigators are on scene investigating a plane crash that killed a pilot in Duplin County. Crews found the wreckage around 10 p.m. Monday less than a mile north of the Kenansville airport. The pilot was found dead inside the fuselage. Wed, 11/20/2013 - 3:33am
NTSB wants to lower alcohol limits from .08 to .05
The National Transportation Safety Board has recommended the legal blood alcohol content for drivers be lowered from .08 to .05. The NTSB hopes to cut the nearly 10,000 deaths every year related to drunk driving. Tue, 05/14/2013 - 8:53pm
Pilot tried several times to land before crash in Robeson Co.
A report from the National Transportation Safety Board says a pilot made several attempts to land before a fatal crash in Robeson County last year. Mon, 04/15/2013 - 3:14pm
NTSB report explains Oak Island helicopter crash
Answers are emerging about what caused a helicopter to crash off of Oak Island last summer. According to a recently-released report from the National Transportation Safety Board, a series of highly-skilled maneuvers sent the two-seat chopper plummeting toward the water. Tue, 02/19/2013 - 9:57pm
Coast Guard to convene formal hearing for Bounty sinking
The Coast Guard and the National Transportation Safety Board will hold a hearing on the sinking of a replica of the HMS Bounty last year off the Outer Banks. Thu, 01/10/2013 - 4:44pm
1 killed in small plane crash in Robeson County
The pilot has died in the crash of a small plane near the Robeson-Cumberland county line. Robeson County Sheriff Kenneth Sealey says the plane came down around 3:30 P.M. Sunday near Parkton. Mon, 12/17/2012 - 1:47pm