The National Transportation Safety Board plans to hold a board meeting on Tuesday, 5/21 at 1 p.m. (EDT), to determine the probable cause of the fatal, Dec. 18, 2017, Amtrak accident near DuPont, Washington.
The National Transportation Safety Board will hold a board meeting June 18, 2019 at 9:30 a.m. (EDT), to determine the probable cause of the fatal, Dec. 12, 2017, Oakland, Iowa, school bus fire.
An explosion and fire aboard a barge was the result of a lack of effective maintenance and safety management of the barge by the Bouchard Transportation Company, the National Transportation Safety Board said in a report released on 5/9/2019.
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promoting transportation safety, and assisting victims of transportation accidents
and their families.
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Member Homendy and Clint Johnson met with members of Coast Guard Station Ketchikan to thank them for their assistance with the May 13, 2019 accident in Ketchikan, Alaska.
Board member and staff remarks concerning transportation safety:
Chairman Robert L. Sumwalt
Vice Chairman Bruce Landsberg
Member Earl F. Weener
Member Jennifer Homendy