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NTSB

abbr.
National Transportation Safety Board

NTSB

National Transportation Safety Board.
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The NTSB is asking the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to look into the luggage issue and whether anything can be done to discourage passengers from trying to grab carry-on bags during emergencies.
However, with regard to the investigative aspect of air traffic incidents, it is the NTSB that should have jurisdiction for the purpose of making timely and comprehensive safety recommendations.
We should fund the NTSB and these critical Northeast Corridor programmes at the levels weve requested; our constituents cant risk waiting any longer.
The NTSB does not have regulatory authority over pipeline operators.
Curious about the NTSB Safety Alert's overwhelming emphasis on technology as a means to avoid midair collisions and no mention of VFR flight following, we asked the Board why the Safety Alert omits any reference to obtaining such services from ATC as another method of preventing midair collisions.
Christopher Hart, NTSB acting chairman, said: "The investigation identified deficiencies in the design and certification processes that should have prevented an outcome like this.
An unstabilized approach is a less safe approach," said NTSB Acting Chairman Christopher A.
In examining a series of accidents, the NTSB said "human error'' by operators is the main cause of parasailing accidents due to ''poor judgment, lack of sufficient experience, improper training,'' and other factors such as worn or poorly maintained gear, ignorance about overloading tow ropes and other equipment, and failure to monitor wind speeds and changing weather.
Meanwhile, the NTSB has blamed a summer intern for confirming the false names to KTVU.
NTSB chief Deborah Hersman said at a news conference held on 7 July that preliminary evidence from the aircraft's flight data recorder -- which was recovered at the crash site -- indicated that the Boeing 777-200-ER was flying too slow to make a safe landing at SFO.
The NTSB team travelled to Islamabad to document the recovered wreckage, present findings from the Flight Data Recorder (FDR), and provide Pakistani investigators with technical data on the performance of the aircraft and engine.
That data, as well as the findings of the CAA and NTSB teams, will help provide investigative authorities information about the cause of the crash.