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 Major Investigations


 Ongoing Investigations

Crash of Pilatus PC-12 11/30/2019ChamberlainSD
Runway Overrun, PenAir flight 3296 10/17/2019UnalaskaAK
B-17 crash at Bradley International Airport 10/2/2019Windsor LocksCT
Medium Size Bus Crash 9/20/2019Bryce Canyon CityUT
Diving vessel CONCEPTION sunk after fire 9/2/2019Santa Cruz IslandCA
Passenger Train Collision 8/22/2019SacramentoCA
Natural gas explosion and fire 8/1/2019DanvilleKY
Fatal crash between a BMW passenger car and a hotel shuttle bus 7/25/2019SeaTacWA
Collision with Hangar During Takeoff 6/30/2019AddisonTX
Aircraft crashed during parachute operation 6/21/2019MokuleiaHI
Crash Between a Pick-up Truck and Motorcyclists 6/21/2019RandolphNH
Mid-Air Collision 5/13/2019KetchikanAK
Runway overrun during thunderstorm 5/3/2019JacksonvilleFL
Hazardous Material Release Anhydrous Ammonia 4/25/2019Beach ParkIL
Derailment and hazardous materials release 4/24/2019Fort WorthTX
Crash involving a Tesla and a combination vehicle at an intersection 3/1/2019Delray BeachFL
Atlas Air #3591 crashed into Trinity Bay 2/23/2019BaytownTX
Excavator damaged PG&E natural gas main 2/6/2019San FranciscoCA
A truck tractor crossed the center median of Interstate 75 and collided with a church van and another combination vehicle 1/3/2019GainesvilleFL
Crash between Pickup Truck and Children Boarding a School Bus 10/30/2018RochesterIN
Investigation of Lion Air Flight 610 and Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 10/29/2018Multiple
Limousine Crash in Schoharie, NY 10/6/2018SchoharieNY
Freight Train Collision 10/4/2018Granite CanyonWY
Gas explosions and fire 9/13/2018Merrimack ValleyMA
Median cross-over crash involving a combination vehicle and a motorcoach 8/30/2018ThoreauNM
Duck Boat Capsize and Sinking 7/19/2018BransonMO
Freight train derailment 5/19/2018AlexandriaVA
Collision with postcrash fire involving an electric passenger vehicle 5/8/2018Fort LauderdaleFL
Left Engine Failure and Subsequent Depressurization, Southwest Airlines Flight 1380, Boeing 737-7H4, N772SW 4/17/2018PhiladelphiaPA
Passenger vehicle struck motorcycle 4/12/2018DumfriesVA
In-flight Breakup of PIPER PA28R 4/4/2018Daytona BeachFL
Car with automated vehicle controls crashes into roadway barrier 3/23/2018Mountain ViewCA
Inadvertent Activation of the Fuel Shutoff Lever, Subsequent Loss of Engine Power, and Ditching on the East River, Liberty Helicopters Inc. 3/11/2018FlushingNY
Multi-vehicle crash involving 3 combination vehicles & 4 passenger vehicles on Interstate 290 3/1/2018ElmhurstIL
Natural Gas Explosion 2/23/2018DallasTX
Electrical conduit broke away in Lehigh Tunnel striking a combination vehicle 2/21/2018East Penn TownshipPA
Grand Canyon Helicopter Crash 2/10/2018MeadviewAZ
Car with automated vehicle controls crashes into fire truck 1/22/2018Culver CityCA
Atlanta Approach Incident 11/29/2017AltantaGA
Electric vehicle battery fire 8/25/2017Lake ForestCA
Accident involving two SEPTA trains  8/22/2017Upper DarbyPA
CSX Transportation train derailment 8/2/2017HyndmanPA
Roadway Worker Fatality 6/10/2017Queens VillageNY
SWA 737 uncontained engine failure and loss of inlet cowl 8/27/2016PascagoulaFL

 Completed Investigations

Collision Between Vehicle Controlled by Developmental Automated Driving System and Pedestrian 3/18/2018TempeAZ
Pedestrian Bridge Collapse Over SW 8th Street, Miami, Florida 3/15/2018MiamiFL
Motorcoach Crash 3/13/2018LoxleyAL
Amtrak Passenger Train Head-on Collision with Stationary CSX Freight Train 2/4/2018CayceSC
Grade-crossing accident involving an Amtrak passenger train and a truck near Crozet, VA 1/31/2018CrozetVA
Amtrak derailment 12/18/2017DuPontWA
School Bus Fire 12/12/2017OaklandIA
School bus impacted on side by pickup truck towing a trailer 11/27/2017HelenaMT
Self-Driving Vehicle Crash 11/8/2017Las VegasNV
Inflight collision of UAS and helicopter 9/21/2017Staten IslandNY
Transit Bus and Motorcoach Collision in Queens, New York 9/18/2017Queens, New York CityNY
Motorcycle and Pickup Truck Crash During "Toy Run" Group Ride 9/10/2017AugustaME
Natural Gas Explosion at Educational Facility 8/2/2017MinneapolisMN
Landing Approach to Taxiway at San Francisco International Airport (SFO) 7/7/2017San FranciscoCA
Gas Explosion Destroyed Houses 7/2/2017MillersvillePA
CSX employee fatalities after being struck by Amtrak train, Washington, DC 6/27/2017WashingtonDC
Crash of a cargo airplane in Charleston, West Virginia 5/5/2017CharlestonWV
Pickup truck and church bus crash 3/29/2017ConcanTX
Union Pacific freight train derailment 3/10/2017GraettingerIA
Rejected takeoff and runway excursion at Willow Run Airport, Ypsilanti, Michigan 3/8/2017YpsilantiMI
Collision Between Freight Train and Motorcoach 3/7/2017BiloxiMS
Derailment of Long Island Railroad passenger train in Brooklyn, NY 1/4/2017BrooklynNY
School bus accident in Chattanooga, TN 11/21/2016ChattanoogaTN
School bus collision with a transit bus 11/1/2016BaltimoreMD
Uncontained Engine Failure 10/28/2016ChicagoIL
Runway excursion at New York LaGuardia 10/27/2016QueensNY
Motorcoach Collision With Combination Vehicle After Traffic Break on Interstate 10 10/23/2016Palm SpringsCA
Crash of Ravn Connect Flight 3153 10/2/2016TogiakAK
Crash of NJ Transit commuter train, Hoboken, NJ 9/29/2016HobokenNJ
Tank-Car Breach, Hazardous Material Release 8/27/2016New MartinsvilleWV
Silver Spring, Md, Apartment Building Explosion and Fire 8/10/2016Silver SpringMD
Motorcoach Departed the Roadway and Collided with a Roadside Sign Post 8/2/2016LivingstonCA
Hot Air Balloon Crash 7/30/2016LockhartTX
Crash involving a semi-truck and a bus 7/2/2016St. MarksFL
Head-on Collision of two BNSF trains 6/28/2016PanhandleTX
Bus Crash Near Laredo, TX 5/14/2016LaredoTX
Amtrak Train Collision with Maintenance-of-Way Equipment 4/3/2016ChesterPA
Amtrak Derailment in Cimarron, Kansas 3/14/2016CimarronKS
Motorcoach Accident 1/19/2016San JoseCA
Crash of Hawker 125 into Apartment Building 11/10/2015AkronOH
Sinking of the Freight Vessel El Faro 10/1/2015Crooked IslandBahamas
Multi-Vehicle Accident in Seattle, WA 9/24/2015SeattleWA
Aviation Accident Investigation 6/25/2015KetchikanAK
Amtrak derailment in Philadelphia, PA 5/12/2015PhiladelphiaPA
Freight Train Accident in New Mexico 4/28/2015RoswellNM
Collision of the CARLA MAERSK collision with the CONTI PERIDOT in the Houston Ship Channel 3/9/2015Morgan's PointTX
Collision Between Commuter Train and Pickup Truck, Oxnard, CA 2/24/2015OxnardCA
Grade Crossing Accident in Valhalla, NY 2/3/2015ValhallaNY
WMATA Smoke and Electrical Arcing Accident 1/12/2015WashingtonDC
Crash of Embraer EMB-500/Phenom 100, Gaithersburg, MD 12/8/2014Gaithersburg MD
In-Flight Breakup During Test Flight, Scaled Composites SpaceShipTwo, N339SS, Near Koehn Dry Lake, California 10/31/2014MojaveCA
Railroad Accident 10/16/2014BrentwoodAR
Crash between a combination vehicle and school activity bus 9/26/2014DavisOK
Multiple vehicles at the end of a traffic queue were struck from behind by a truck tractor 6/7/2014CranburyNJ
Crash between combination vehicle and motorcoach 4/10/2014OrlandCA
​Gas explosion and subsequent fire 3/12/2014ManhattanNY
Metro-North Railroad Special Investigation 3/10/2014MultipleMultiple
BNSF Railway Train Derailment and Subsequent Train Collision, Release of Hazardous Materials, and Fire 12/30/2013CasseltonND
Metro North rail accident 12/1/2013BronxNY
UPS Flight 1354 Accident Investigation 8/14/2013BirminghamAL
Nose Down Landing, Southwest Airlines Flight 345 7/22/2013New YorkNY
Crash of DHC-3 Otter air taxi flight 7/7/2013SoldotnaAK
Crash of Asiana Airlines Flight 214 7/6/2013San FranciscoCA
Railroad Grade Crossing Accident and Explosion 5/28/2013RosedaleMD
Collision Between Two Freight Trains 5/25/2013ChaffeeMO
Bridge Collapse on I-5 5/23/2013Mt. VernonWA
Railroad Accident Investigation - Bridgeport, CT (Metro-North Railroad Special Investigation) 5/17/2013BridgeportCT
Steep Climb and Uncontrolled Descent During Takeoff 4/29/2013Bagram
Aviation Runway Accident 2/20/2013ThomsonGA
Allision of ferry Seastreak Wall Street with pier 1/9/2013New YorkNY
Boeing 787 Battery Fire 1/7/2013BostonMA
Pipeline Accident Investigation 12/11/2012SissonvilleWV
Railroad Accident Investigation Involving A Freight Train Derailment and Hazardous Materials Release in Paulsboro, New Jersey 11/30/2012PaulsboroNJ
Highway-Railroad Grade Crossing Collision 11/15/2012MidlandTX
Railroad Derailment 8/21/2012Ellicott CityMD
Freight Train Derailment 7/11/2012ColumbusOH
Railroad Accident Investigation Involving Two Freight Trains near Goodwell, OK. 6/24/2012GoodwellOK
Tour Helicopter Crash in Nevada  12/7/2011Las VegasNV
Aviation Accident near Perryville, Arkansas 11/17/2011PerryvilleAR
Helicopter crash into East River 10/4/2011New YorkNY
Aviation accident at the Reno Air Race 9/16/2011RenoNV
Accident Involving Amtrak Train and Truck-Trailer 6/24/2011MiriamNV
Crash of vintage B-17 6/13/2011OswegoIL
Sky Express motorcoach crash 5/31/2011DoswellVA
Fire during takeoff of tanker aircraft at Point Mugu Naval Air Station 5/18/2011Port HuenemeCA
Air traffic control incident involving two regional jets 5/16/2011ChicagoIL
Southwest Airlines Flight 1919 runway overrun 4/26/2011ChicagoIL
Air traffic control incident involving First Lady's aircraft 4/18/2011Andrews AFBMD
Collision between two Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) trains 4/17/2011Red OakIA
Air France Flight 7 wing clipping incident with Comair Flight 293 4/11/2011New YorkNY
United Airlines Flight 497 runway excursion 4/4/2011New OrleansLA
Rapid Decompression Due to Fuselage Rupture 4/1/2011YumaAZ
Air traffic control service interruption incident at Washington Ronald Reagan National Airport (DCA) 3/23/2011ArlingtonVA
PRT Tours motorcoach crash 3/21/2011LittletonNH
World Wide Tours motorcoach crash 3/12/2011New YorkNY
American Airlines Flight 2253 runway overrun 12/29/2010Jackson HoleWY
Pacific Gas and Electric Company Natural Gas Transmission Pipeline Rupture and Fire 9/9/2010San BrunoCA
Highway accident involving two school buses 8/5/2010Gray SummitMO
Crude Oil Pipeline Rupture and Spill 7/25/2010MarshallMI
Highway accident involving a tractor-trailer and a van 3/26/2010MunfordvilleKY
Collision between USCG boat and recreational vessel 12/20/2009San DiegoCA
Rollover and Fire of a Truck-Tractor and Cargo Tank Semitrailer Carrying Liquefied Petroleum Gas 10/22/2009IndianapolisIN
Air crash on approach 3/22/2009ButteMT
Loss of Thrust in Both Engines After Encountering a Flock of Birds and Subsequent Ditching on the Hudson River 1/15/2009WeehawkenNJ