National Transportation Safety Board - Bio, News, Photos - Washington Times
Skip to content

National Transportation Safety Board

Latest Stories

san-francisco-airliner-crashjpeg-00384_mugshot_four_by_three.jpg

san-francisco-airliner-crashjpeg-00384_mugshot_four_by_three.jpg

National Transportation Safety Board Chairman Deborah A.P. Hersman speaks during an investigative hearing in Washington on Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013, into the crash landing of Asiana Airlines Flight 214 in San Francisco in July. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

San Francisco Airliner Crash.JPEG-00384.jpg

San Francisco Airliner Crash.JPEG-00384.jpg

National Transportation Safety Board Chairman Deborah A.P. Hersman speaks during an investigative hearing in Washington on Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013, into the crash landing of Asiana Airlines Flight 214 in San Francisco in July. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

2_wrong-way-crashes_live_mugshot_four_by_three.jpg

2_wrong-way-crashes_live_mugshot_four_by_three.jpg

** FILE ** This photo provided by the National Transportation Safety Board shows a post-accident view of the vehicles from a wrong-way collision in Fountain, Colo., on Sept. 24, 2011. Hundreds of people are killed each a year when drivers turn the wrong way into the face of oncoming traffic on high-speed highways, and a majority of the crashes involves drivers with blood alcohol levels more than twice the legal limit, a federal accident researcher said. (Associated Press/National Transportation Safety Board)

117_2013_tour-bus-safety8201.jpg

117_2013_tour-bus-safety8201.jpg

National Transportation Safety Board Chairwoman Deborah Hersman calls Thursday for a probe of the government agency charged with ensuring the safety of tour buses, saying its own look into four crashes that killed 25 people raises "serious questions" about how well the agency is doing its job. (Associated press)

helicopter_mugshot_four_by_three.jpg

helicopter_mugshot_four_by_three.jpg

** FILE ** This photo provided by the National Transportation Safety Board, shows the wreckage of a helicopter that crashed near Mosby, Mo., on Aug. 26, 2011. The pilot of an emergency medical helicopter may have been distracted by text messages when he failed to refuel his helicopter and misjudged how far he could fly before running out of fuel. (AP Photo/NTSB)

HELICOPTER.jpg

HELICOPTER.jpg

** FILE ** This photo provided by the National Transportation Safety Board, shows the wreckage of a helicopter that crashed near Mosby, Mo., on Aug. 26, 2011. The pilot of an emergency medical helicopter may have been distracted by text messages when he failed to refuel his helicopter and misjudged how far he could fly before running out of fuel. (AP Photo/NTSB)