NTSB

In Seattle, NTSB investigators and Boeing engineers examine the type of lithium ion battery used on the Boeing 787 to start the auxillary power unit and to provide backup power for flight critical systems. (Credit: NTSB)

NTSB: ‘Too Risky’ For Lithium Batteries To Fly As Cargo On Planes

At the same time the government certified Boeing’s 787 Dreamliners as safe, federal rules barred the type of batteries used to power the airliner’s electrical systems from being carried as cargo on passenger planes because of the fire risk.

02/03/2013

Firefighters doused the plane with foam after the crash.

Small Plane Crashes At Mansfield Airport

A plane crashed at Mansfield Airport Friday afternoon and ended up on its roof off the runway.

12/30/2011

Texting while driving

Bradley Jay: ‘Do People Really Want A Full Cell Phone Driving Ban In The Bay State?’

Will local residents support a ban on talking on the cell phone in the car? if so, will they obey the law they supported? Bradley Jay says ‘No way.

12/24/2011

Bradley Jay Official WBZ Photo1

NTSB Says Driver Cell Phone Use Is Dangerous. The People Say So What?

Bradley believes the right to be wrong is more important to you than your own safety. Is he right?

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–12/14/2011

Texting while driving

NTSB Urges States To Ban Driver Cell Phone Use

Federal accident investigators recommended states ban the use of cell phones and other electronic devices by all drivers except in emergencies.

12/13/2011

One of the damaged trolleys from the 2009 Green Line crash. (MBTA-WBZ-TV)

NTSB Final Report Finds Texting Caused 2009 Green Line Crash

The federal government has issued the final word on the cause of the 2009 MBTA Green Line crash.

04/28/2011

Growing Hands-Free Options Concern Safety Experts

Automakers are using new technology to make it easier for people to stay connected behind the wheel, without breaking the law.

03/07/2011

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Mass. Pilot, NH Woman Killed In SC Small Plane Crash

NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) – Authorities say a pilot from Massachusetts and a New Hampshire woman on the ground died when a small plane crashed at an RV park in North Myrtle Beach. Federal […]

01/19/2011

(credit: Telegram & Gazette)

Daughter Killed, Father Injured In Orange Plane Crash

Authorities say a small plane with two people aboard crashed in western Massachusetts, killing the passenger and critically injuring the pilot.

01/02/2011

NTSB: Carburetor Ice Led To Plane Landing On 495

MANSFIELD (AP — Federal transportation investigators say the single-engine plane that landed on Interstate 495 in Mansfield last year lost power because of carburetor icing after the pilot delayed use of carburetor heat.

10/22/2010

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