Plane involved in Pender County crash on Sunday. (Photo courtesy: controller.com)
2 months ago
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NTSB releases new details on plane crash

The NTSB says a plane that in Pender County over the weekend appears to have been in good condition before the accident happened. They made the announcement at a news conference today.
A single-engine plane crashed about a mile south of the Topsail Airpark, located off of US 17.
2 months ago
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Pilot identified in fatal Pender County crash

A spokesman with the National Transportation Safety Board said they're investigating a deadly plane crash in the Hampstead area.
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3 months ago
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NTSB says Amtrak engineer didn’t use cellphone before crash

Accident investigators said Wednesday that the engineer driving an Amtrak train wasn't using his cellphone in the moments before the train derailed in Philadelphia last month, deepening the mystery of what caused the accident.
Four people died when a small plane crashed on a busy Atlanta highway (Photo courtesy: DeKalb County Fire)
3 months ago
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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.
Plane from Wilmington crashes in SC
1 year ago
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Plane from Wilmington crashes in SC

A small plane from Wilmington has crashed about 10 miles from the Chester Catawba Airport in South Carolina.
NTSB: Captain’s decision to sail into hurricane Sandy doomed Bounty
2 years ago
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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.
NTSB: Plane crashed on its way to Duplin airport
2 years ago
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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.
Friend remembers Marine killed in crash as investigation continues
2 years ago
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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.
NTSB wants to lower alcohol limits from .08 to .05
2 years ago
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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.
Pilot tried several times to land before crash in Robeson Co.
2 years ago
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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.