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Facts About Aviation Crash Investigations – Independent Investigations

Part Three of Three – Independent Investigations For aviation accidents involving a fatality, serious injuries or major property damage, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) investigates the crash and it produces several documents as part of the investigation. The first document is a brief Preliminary Report. The Preliminary Report is typically released to the public […] ... Continue Reading

Facts About Aviation Crash Investigations – Government Investigations

Part Two of Three – Government Investigations In 1974 Congress established the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) as an independent government agency, outside of the Department of Transportation and the FAA. Congress tasked the NTSB with the investigation of civil aircraft accidents and coordination with the military to investigate combined military and civilian aircraft accidents. […] ... Continue Reading