Some Boeing 777s Power Loss Because of Engine Flaw
Regulators Are Questioning The Safety Of Boeing 777. U.S. transportation regulators are questioning the safety of some Boeing 777s built with Rolls-Royce engines. Apparently, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is not convinced that procedures recently adopted by airlines flying Boeing 777s will prevent a potentially … [Read more...] about Some Boeing 777s Power Loss Because of Engine Flaw
NTSB Reveals Loophole Allows Substandard Buses From Mexico into U.S.
Mexican Made Buses Not Constructed To Standards. It seems that Mexican-made buses—not constructed to U.S. standards—are crossing the border and entering the U.S. Because they are involved in international trade, the buses are not considered imports, according to a federal inquiry. Volvo manufactures buses in Mexico to meet European, … [Read more...] about NTSB Reveals Loophole Allows Substandard Buses From Mexico into U.S.
Ex-NTSB Chief Confirms Less Safety Standards for Buses
Safety Standards Are Less for Buses. While airline crashes tend to get more press, many travelers die in bus and train accidents as well. Take for instance the recent bus crash in August that killed 17 people who were traveling from Houston to a religious event, or the Atlanta bus accident last year that involved the Bluffton … [Read more...] about Ex-NTSB Chief Confirms Less Safety Standards for Buses
NTSB Releases Crash Report
Witnesses To The Plane Crash Say Twin-Engine Beechcraft Make A Sharp Turn. Witnesses to the deadly April 4 plane crash here say the twin-engine Beechcraft was flying "extremely slow" and making a turn "so sharp that the wings were vertical," before it finally slammed into a building on Nashua Street. Although the preliminary … [Read more...] about NTSB Releases Crash Report