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NTSB

abbr.
National Transportation Safety Board
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NTSB

National Transportation Safety Board.
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Schulze has been with the NTSB since 2002, has been a member of the Senior Executive Service since 2012 and earned a 2017 Distinguished Presidential Rank Award.
"Throughout my career, I have had a great appreciation for the work the NTSB does," Landsberg said in conjunction with his swearing in ceremony.
While the agency says Tesla has been responsive, the company's decision to release information on the investigation without NTSB's permission and a Twitter jab against the safety board by Elon Musk, the company's chairman and chief executive officer, has heightened tensions.
'The missing link in these accident prevention measures is the NTSB. There is a jumble of transport agencies, but there is no 'go-to agency' that will be able to unravel and explain major transportation accidents,' she said.
'In principle, the NTSB was agreed by the Cabinet last year, and now the ministry is holding management and discussions sessions with the relevant departments and ministries related to transportation accidents.
The NTSB recently completed its investigation into the October 2016 fire aboard the jetliner, blaming it on an engine problem - microscopic "fatigue" cracks in a turbine disk caused it to break apart at incredible velocity, piercing a fuel line and tank and igniting one side of the aircraft, the Chicago Sun-Times reported.
Operators may struggle and make significant mistakes because they are not adequately prepared as the post-accident environment is hostile to learning and NTSB rules and practices are complex.
There's a need for better markings at highway work zones for drivers, and injuries among passengers in the van were more severe because none of the occupants wore seat belts, the NTSB said in its probable cause findings released at a meeting in Washington.
The battery failure did not result from overcharging, overdischarging, external short-circuiting, external heating, installation factors, or environmental conditions of the aeroplane, said NTSB.
"An unstabilized approach is a less safe approach," said NTSB Acting Chairman Christopher A.
''Passengers seeking to enjoy the thrill, adventure and panoramic views of parasailing risk becoming accident victims,'' the NTSB report issued in Washington stated.