National Transportation Safety Board http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/27596/all en US cites thermal damage in 787 battery involved in Boston fire http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/us-cites-thermal-damage-787-battery-involved-boston-fire <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>WASHINGTON, Jan 23 (Reuters) - The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board on Wednesday said its investigation into a fire on a Boeing Co 787 Dreamliner in Boston earlier this month had revealed some thermal damage to all eight cells in a special lithium-ion battery used to generate auxiliary power for the plane.</p> <p>Deborah Hersman, chairman of the safety board, and other NTSB officials will provide an update on the investigation at a news conference on Thursday, according to an NTSB news release.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/us-cites-thermal-damage-787-battery-involved-boston-fire" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Battery Entertainment National Transportation Safety Board Transport Thomson Reuters Wed, 23 Jan 2013 23:45:50 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5738601 at http://www.globalpost.com Dreamliner probe 'weeks away' from end - NTSB's Hersman http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130206/blank-headline-received-11 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>WASHINGTON, Feb 6 (Reuters) - The National Transportation Safety Board is "probably weeks away" from completing its probe into causes of a battery fire on the Boeing 787 Dreamliner, but will share its latest information on Thursday, NTSB chairman Deborah Hersman said on Wednesday.</p> <p>"We will talk about special conditions that were put into effect at the time when the Dreamliner was certified," Hersman told reporters at a breakfast briefing hosted by the Christian Science Monitor.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130206/blank-headline-received-11" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Deborah Hersman Hersman National Transportation Safety Board Safety Transport Thomson Reuters Wed, 06 Feb 2013 15:15:13 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5747638 at http://www.globalpost.com URGENT ¥¥¥ Boeing 787 probe results 'weeks away': NTSB chief http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130206/urgent-boeing-787-probe-results-weeks-away-ntsb-chief <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The results of the National Transportation Safety Board's investigation into the causes of a battery fire on a Boeing 787 Dreamliner are expected in the coming weeks, NTSB chair Deborah Hersman said Wednesday.</p> <p>"We're probably weeks away from being able to tell people what happened and what needs to be changed," Hersman said at a news conference.</p> <p>vs/pmh</p> National Transportation Safety Board Transport AFP Wed, 06 Feb 2013 15:31:35 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5747676 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 3-Dreamliner probe results 'weeks away,' NTSB chief says http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130206/update-1-dreamliner-probe-results-weeks-away-ntsbs-hersman <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* NTSB will provide some details of probe on Thursday</p> <p>* Agency thoroughly testing battery that caught fire on jet</p> <p>* Boeing wants to conduct new test flights</p> <p>By Doug Palmer</p> <p>WASHINGTON, Feb 6 (Reuters) - The National Transportation Safety Board is "probably weeks away" from completing its probe into battery problems on the Boeing 787 Dreamliner, but will share its latest information on the jet on Thursday, agency head Deborah Hersman said.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130206/update-1-dreamliner-probe-results-weeks-away-ntsbs-hersman" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Battery Business Deborah Hersman Entertainment Environment Health Hersman National Transportation Safety Board Politics Rechargeable batteries Safety Technology Transport Thomson Reuters Wed, 06 Feb 2013 16:00:23 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5747703 at http://www.globalpost.com Boeing 787 probe results 'weeks away': NTSB chief http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130206/boeing-787-probe-results-weeks-away-ntsb-chief <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The results of the National Transportation Safety Board's investigation into the causes of a battery fire on a Boeing 787 Dreamliner are expected in the coming weeks, NTSB chair Deborah Hersman said Wednesday.</p> <p>"We're probably weeks away from being able to tell people what happened and what needs to be changed," Hersman said at a news conference.</p> <p>The NTSB chief said investigators were "proceeding with a lot of care" in probing the cause of a January 7 lithium-ion battery fire on a Japan Airlines 787 that occurred as the plane sat on the tarmac at Boston's Logan airport.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130206/boeing-787-probe-results-weeks-away-ntsb-chief" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Hersman National Transportation Safety Board Transport AFP Wed, 06 Feb 2013 16:01:00 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5747711 at http://www.globalpost.com Boeing 787 probe results 'weeks away': NTSB chief http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130206/boeing-787-probe-results-weeks-away-ntsb-chief-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The results of the National Transportation Safety Board's investigation into the causes of a battery fire on a Boeing 787 Dreamliner are expected in the coming weeks, NTSB chair Deborah Hersman said Wednesday.</p> <p>"We're probably weeks away from being able to tell people what happened and what needs to be changed," Hersman said at a news conference.</p> <p>The NTSB chief said investigators were "proceeding with a lot of care" in probing the cause of a January 7 lithium-ion battery fire on a Japan Airlines 787 that occurred as the plane sat on the tarmac at Boston's Logan airport.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130206/boeing-787-probe-results-weeks-away-ntsb-chief-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Hersman National Transportation Safety Board Transport AFP Wed, 06 Feb 2013 16:16:30 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5747727 at http://www.globalpost.com NTSB says "long road ahead" in Boeing 787 investigation http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130207/blank-headline-received-8 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>WASHINGTON, Feb 7 (Reuters) - U.S. safety regulators have a "long road ahead" in their investigation of problems associated with the lithium ion batteries on Boeing Co's 787 Dreamliners.</p> <p>National Transportation Safety Board head Deborah Hersman said at a press conference that the agency's "interim factual report" that will be filed in 30 days will not mark the conclusion of the investigation.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130207/blank-headline-received-8" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Hersman National Transportation Safety Board Transport Thomson Reuters Thu, 07 Feb 2013 16:45:30 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5749065 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 2-US clears Boeing 787 for test flights, as delays loom http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130207/update-1-us-regulator-raises-prospect-longer-delay-boeing-787 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* FAA clears plane for test flights</p> <p>* NTSB pinpoints short circuit in single cell</p> <p>* Battery certification process to be reconsidered</p> <p>* Investors underestimating delays: analysts</p> <p>By Jim Wolf and Alwyn Scott</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130207/update-1-us-regulator-raises-prospect-longer-delay-boeing-787" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aviation Boeing 787 Dreamliner Boeing Co National Transportation Safety Board Technology the Boeing Transport Thomson Reuters Thu, 07 Feb 2013 20:30:41 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5749361 at http://www.globalpost.com US safety board finds clue on 787 fire; faults FAA review http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130207/us-safety-board-finds-clue-787-fire-faults-faa-review <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The National Transportation Safety Board on Thursday criticized the government's certification process for the Boeing 787 as it said it had pinpointed how a battery fire occurred on one of the aircraft.</p> <p>NTSB chairwoman Deborah Hersman said that investigators probing the January 7 incident on a Japan Airlines 787 Dreamliner found evidence pointing to a single cell on the eight-cell lithium-ion battery that caught fire on the parked JAL 787 at Boston's Logan airport.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130207/us-safety-board-finds-clue-787-fire-faults-faa-review" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aviation accidents and incidents National Transportation Safety Board Transport AFP Thu, 07 Feb 2013 22:00:39 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5749430 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 4-U.S. NTSB still seeking root cause of Boeing 787 fire http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130307/update-3-us-ntsb-still-searching-cause-boeing-787-fire <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Alwyn Scott</p> <p>March 7 (Reuters) - A U.S. safety regulator on Thursday released hundreds of pages of details from its probe of a battery fire aboard Boeing's 787 Dreamliner, but the information did not reveal what caused the January blaze, and a call for hearings on the matter could slow efforts to get the plane back in the air.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130307/update-3-us-ntsb-still-searching-cause-boeing-787-fire" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aviation accidents and incidents Boeing National Transportation Safety Board Politics Safety Technology Transport Thomson Reuters Thu, 07 Mar 2013 20:15:52 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5776463 at http://www.globalpost.com NTSB chides Boeing over 787 battery briefing http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130322/ntsb-chides-boeing-over-787-battery-briefing <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The US National Transportation Safety Board on Friday criticized Boeing for commenting about the 787 battery investigation last week without the board's authorization.</p> <p>The NTSB, which is leading the probe, said that what Boeing told journalists in its upbeat March 15 progress update represented the 787 maker's own views, and did not have the board's prior approval.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130322/ntsb-chides-boeing-over-787-battery-briefing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aviation accidents and incidents Boeing National Transportation Safety Board Technology Transport AFP Fri, 22 Mar 2013 18:01:29 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5791303 at http://www.globalpost.com US probes pilot texting in fatal helicopter crash http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130409/us-probes-pilot-texting-fatal-helicopter-crash <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The US government is investigating pilot texting in the 2011 crash of an emergency medical helicopter that killed all four people onboard.</p> <p>At a public hearing Tuesday, officials of the National Transportation Safety Board revealed evidence suggesting that text messaging by the pilot contributed to the crash near Mosby, Missouri.</p> <p>NTSB chairwoman Deborah Hersman said the accident "juxtaposes old issues of pilot decision making with a 21st century twist: distractions from portable electronic devices."</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130409/us-probes-pilot-texting-fatal-helicopter-crash" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Helicopter Labor National Transportation Safety Board Politics Technology Transport AFP Tue, 09 Apr 2013 19:16:00 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5808185 at http://www.globalpost.com Initial probe on Asiana jet crash nearing end: official http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/yonhap-news-agency/130712/initial-probe-asiana-jet-crash-nearing-end-official <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Yonhap News Agency </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>SEJONG, July 12 (Yonhap) -- An initial investigation into the crash-landing of Asian Flight 214 in San Francisco is nearing an apparent end, though it will take several more months to find out what exactly caused the accident that killed two passengers while injuring some 180 others, a government official said Friday.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://english.yonhapnews.co.kr" class="button wire yonhap"></a></p> <p>Copyright Yonhap News Agency, 2013. 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