National Transportation Safety Board
A pair of tires blew out on an Aeromexico jetliner carrying 129 passengers and six crew members as it was getting ready to take off from the Los Angeles airport, forcing the pilot to stop the plane but causing no injuries.
Video from a firefighter’s helmet camera shows rescuers were aware there was someone on the ground outside the Asiana plane, before she was fatally run over by a fire truck.
A single-engine aircraft crashed in the front yard of a home in Central California on Thursday, killing two people on board.
Neighbors were stunned and confused about the death of Larry Daniels, a contractor for BART who lived in Fair Oaks.
Saturday’s accident on Bay Area Rapid Transit tracks in the East Bay city of Walnut Creek took place against the backdrop of a contentious and disruptive labor strike.
A San Francisco Bay Area commuter train returning from routine maintenance struck and killed two workers who were inspecting the tracks Saturday afternoon — an accident that comes amid a strike that has shut the Bay Area Rapid Transit system down to riders for the past few days.
A pilot had some trouble landing at the Cameron Park Airport on Tuesday morning.
Asiana said Monday that it will sue a San Francisco TV station that damaged the airline’s reputation by using bogus and racially offensive names for four pilots on a plane that crashed earlier this month in San Francisco.
The pilots of Asiana Flight 214 relied on automated cockpit equipment to control the jetliner’s speed as they landed at San Francisco airport, but realized too late they were flying too low and too slow before the aircraft crashed, investigators said Tuesday.
Asiana Airlines Flight 214 was 500 feet up and about a half-minute from San Francisco International Airport when its speed dropped below the threshold for a safe landing. It continued slowing until just about eight seconds before touchdown, when pilots recognized the need for more speed and throttled up.
New video of the plane crash at San Francisco International Airport is providing National Transportation Safety Board investigators with some insight into what went wrong, and has many more experts weighing in.
For the last two and a half years drivers have been legally required to use a hands-free devices while driving or risk being fined. But now the National Transportation Safety Board says even using a Bluetooth device can be distracting.