(Jan. 4, 2019) — The NTSB announced Friday that the kickoff event for the
agency’s 2019 – 2020 Most Wanted List of Transportation Safety Improvements,
previously slated for Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019, is postponed and rescheduled for
Feb. 4, 2019, 10 a.m. (EST).
is necessary due to the lapse in government funding. The rescheduled event is
set to be held in the same venue, the Holeman Lounge of the National Press
The event will start with opening
remarks from NTSB Chairman Robert Sumwalt who will then announce the Most
Wanted List. The chairman will join NTSB Vice Chairman Bruce Landsberg, and
Board Members Jennifer Homendy and Earl Weener for a moderated panel discussion
about the items on the Most Wanted List and related safety recommendations. A
question and answer session will follow the panel discussion.
The NTSB will also host a Twitter Q
& A during the event, with board member media availabilities to follow. To
participate in the Twitter Q & A and to stay up to date with the NTSB’s
Most Wanted List, follow us on Twitter at @NTSB and use the hashtag #ntsbmwl.
WHO: Chairman Robert Sumwalt
Vice Chairman Bruce Landsberg
Board Member Jennifer Homendy
Board Member Earl Weener
WHAT: Unveiling of the NTSB’s
2019 – 2020 Most Wanted List of Transportation Safety Improvements.
WHERE: National Press Club,
Holeman Lounge, 529 14th St. NW, Washington. The event will be
livestreamed to the NTSB YouTube Channel at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4-BYsAOHADE.
WHEN: Feb. 4, 2019,
10 a.m. (EST). Media covering the event are asked to be in place no later
than 9:30 a.m. on the day of the event.