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 Accident Reports

Accident Reports are one of the main products of an NTSB investigation. Reports provide details about the accident, analysis of the factual data, conclusions and the probable cause of the accident, and the related safety recommendations. Most reports focus on a single accident, though the NTSB also produces reports addressing issues common to a set of similar accidents.


Most Recent Reports

Listing of accident reports for NTSB (National Transportation and Safety Board)
Report NumberNTSB TitleAccident DateReport DateCityStateCountryOtherReport
RAB1806 Railroad Accident Brief: Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority Trolley Collision1/4/2017 9/11/2018Philadelphia
PA USA  PDF
HWY18FH014 Preliminary ​Preliminary Report - Battery Fire in Electric-powered Passenger Car6/15/2018 9/4/2018West Hollywood
CA   PDF
MAB1821 Marine Accident Brief: Flooding and Sinking of Towing Vessel Savage Ingenuity9/5/2017 8/31/2018Sulphur
LA USA  30°3.56’ N, 093°22.43’ WPDF
MAB1820 ​Marine Accident Brief: Capsizing and Sinking of Fishing Vessel Langley Douglas9/11/2017 8/30/2018Cape Charles
VA USA  37°12.22' N, 074°31.41' WPDF
RAR1801 BNSF Railway Roadway Worker Fatalities, Edgemont, South Dakota, January 17, 20171/17/2017 8/27/2018Edgemont
SD USA  PDF
RAB1805 ​Railroad Accident Brief: Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority Light Rail Collisions, Upper Darby, Pennsylvania2/21/2017 8/27/2018Upper Darby
PA USA  PDF
HWY18FH015-preliminary-report HWY18FH015 Preliminary Report6/16/2018 8/23/2018Boise
ID USA  Ada CountyPDF
MAB1819 Marine Accident Brief: Capsizing and Sinking of Towing Vessel Gracie Claire8/23/2017 8/13/2018Venice
LA USA  29°15.06’ N, 089°21.49’WPDF
HMD18LR002-preliminary-report Preliminary Report - Hazardous Materials - HMD18LR0026/22/2018 8/9/2018Doon
IA USA  Lyon CountyPDF
HWY18MH009-investigative-update Investigative Update: Collapse of Pedestrian Bridge Under Construction Miami, Florida (HWY18MH009)3/15/2018 8/9/2018Miami
FL USA  PDF
HAR1801 ​Collision Between Freight Train and Charter Motorcoach at High-Profile Highway–Railroad Grade Crossing Biloxi, Mississippi March 7, 20173/7/2017 8/7/2018Biloxi
MS USA  PDF
DCA18MM028-preliminary-report ​Preliminary Report: Marine DCA18MM0287/19/2018 8/6/2018Branson
MO USA  PDF
ASR1803 Safety Recommendation Report: Guidance on the Issuance of Turbulence Products and Training for Low-Level Turbulence Identification and Forecasting for National Weather Service Forecasters4/28/2017 8/2/2018Amarillo
TX USA  PDF
MAB1818 Marine Accident Brief: Flooding and Sinking of Fishing Vessel Lady Damaris6/22/2017 7/27/2018Galveston
TX USA  28° 52.72’ N, 094° 24.78’ WPDF
RRD18FR009 Preliminary ​​Collision Between BNSF Intermodal Train and Rail Unloading Machine Vehicle at the Rear of a BNSF Work Train6/5/2018 7/19/2018Kingman
AZ   Crozier CanyonPDF
MAB1817 ​Marine Accident Brief: Allision of James H Hunter Tow with Dock and Fire Boat6/6/2017 7/12/2018Nashville
TN USA  Cumberland River, mile marker 191.1; 36° 9.7’ N, 86° 46.3’ WPDF
PAB1801 Pipeline Accident Brief: TransCanada Corporation Pipeline (Keystone Pipeline) Rupture11/16/2017 7/5/2018Amherst
SD USA  PDF
Preliminary Report: HWY18FH012 Preliminary Report: Highway HWY18FH0124/12/2018 6/28/2018Dumfries
VA USA  Prince William CountyPDF
MAB1816 Marine Accident Brief: Fire aboard Sailing Vessel Best Revenge 57/11/2017 6/28/2018Falmouth
MA USA  Falmouth Inner Harbor, 41°32.80’ N, 70°36.19’ WPDF
HWY18FH013-prelim Preliminary Report: Highway HWY18FH0135/8/2018 6/26/2018Fort Lauderdale
FL USA  PDF
MAB1815 ​Marine Accident Brief: Grounding and Sinking of Towing Vessel Eric Haney7/8/2017 6/21/2018Cairo
IL USA  Upper Mississippi River, 37°05.479’ N, 89°16.263’ WPDF
MAB1814 Marine Accident Brief: Capsizing and Sinking of Fishing Vessel Destination2/11/2017 6/20/2018St. George Island
AK USA  Bering Sea, 56°39’ N, 169°49.8’ WPDF
PSR1801 Safety Recommendation Report: Installation of PermaLock Mechanical Tapping Tee Assemblies7/2/2017 6/18/2018Millersville
PA USA  PDF
RRD18MR007-prelim Preliminary Report: Railroad: CSX Transportation Freight Train Derailment5/19/2018 6/11/2018Alexandria
VA USA  PDF
HWY18FH011 Preliminary Preliminary Report: Crash and Post-crash Fire of Electric-powered Passenger Vehicle​4/23/2018 6/7/2018Mountain View
CA   PDF
MAR1801 Fire aboard Roll-on/Roll-off Passenger Vessel Caribbean Fantasy Atlantic Ocean, 2 Miles Northwest of San Juan, Puerto Rico8/17/2016 6/5/2018San Juan
PR USA  PDF
MAB1813 Marine Accident Brief: Grounding and Sinking of Fishing Vessel Southern Bell10/13/2017 6/4/2018
TX USA  Gulf of Mexico, east of Sabine Pass Jetty Channel, 29°39.23’ N, 93°49.42’ WPDF
HWY18MH010-prelim ​Preliminary Report Highway: HWY18MH0103/18/2018 5/24/2018Tempe
AZ USA  Maricopa CountyPDF
SPC1801 Sinking of the US Cargo Vessel El Faro: Illustrated Digest10/1/2015 5/24/2018
 Bahamas  Atlantic Ocean, Northeast of Acklins and Crooked Island PDF
HWY18MH009-prelim Preliminary Report- Highway: Collapse of Pedestrian Bridge Under Construction Miami, Florida (HWY18MH009)3/15/2018 5/23/2018Miami
FL USA  PDF
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