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NTSB to Meet on Motorcoach Crash and Aircraft Incident
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 NTSB to Meet on Motorcoach Crash and Aircraft Incident

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) will hold a meeting to determine the probable cause and consider safety recommendations for a highway collision and an aviation incident.

The first item the Board will discuss will be the March 12, 2011, crash in New York City of a World Wide Tours-operated motorcoach. Fifteen passengers died in the collision.

The second item is a December 29, 2010, incident in which an American Airlines B-757 ran off the departure end of the runway into deep snow after landing at Wyoming's Jackson Hole Airport. None of the 185 passengers and crew onboard were injured; the aircraft sustained minor damage.

Event: Board Meeting

Date/Time: Tuesday, June 5, 9:30 a.m. (ET)

Location: NTSB Board Room and Conference Center, 429 L'Enfant Plaza SW, Washington, DC

Participants: NTSB Board Members

A live and archived webcast of the proceedings will be available at To report any difficulties viewing the webcast, please call 703-993-3100 and ask for webcast technical support.

A synopsis of both reports will appear on the website shortly after the conclusion of the Board meeting. The complete reports will appear on in several weeks.

Related Material:
World Wide Tours motorcoach accident investigation webpage:
Jackson Hole B-757 Runway Overrun Incident webpage:

NTSB Media Contact:
Office of Public Affairs
490 L'Enfant Plaza, SW
Washington, DC 20594
(202) 314-6100
Peter Knudson

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Contact: NTSB Media Relations
490 L'Enfant Plaza, SW
Washington, DC 20594