Backhoe In Chester Amtrak Wreck Had Periodic Right To Be On Tracks, Report FindsA backhoe operator had a right to be on the tracks periodically on the weekend an Amtrak train slammed into it, killing the operator and a supervisor, federal crash investigators said Monday.
NTSB Provides New Developments In Deadly Amtrak Crash In ChesterFederal investigators say the Amtrak passenger train that crashed into a backhoe on a track in Chester, Delaware County was going 106 mph in a 110 mph zone before the fatal collision.
Chester Officials Speak Out About Deadly Amtrak CrashThe city of Chester's fire and police were the first on the scene of the Amtrak Train 89 crash on Sunday that claimed the lives to two people working on the tracks early that morning. On Monday, Chester officials held a press conference on the next steps.
Investigation Begins Following Fatal Train Crash In ChesterThis latest deadly Amtrak accident has several lawmakers calling on the transit agency to review their safety procedures yet again.
NTSB Releases Documents In Deadly Amtrak Crash InvestigationIn his first interview with the NTSB, Amtrak 188 engineer Brandon Bostian tells investigators that his last memory from that night was "turning on the bell" while "approaching and passing the platforms in North Philadelphia."
NTSB Expected To Release Documents In Deadly Amtrak Crash Investigation This AfternoonEight people died and more than 200 were hurt in the derailment near the Frankford Junction in May.
Hope For Answers As Release Of Amtrak Crash Evidence NearsEight months after a deadly Amtrak derailment, federal investigators are poised to release evidence and reports that could help clear up the mystery of why the train streaked into a sharp curve at double the speed limit.
NTSB: Series Of Errors By Pilots Responsible For Crash That Killed 7It's supposed to be routine for pilots. "Before every takeoff, for whatever airplane you're flying, a flight control check should be done," says the NTSB's Robert Sumwalt.
Investigators To Hold Hearing On Plane Crash That Killed Inquirer Co-Owner And 6 OthersPrevious reports point the finger at the pilots: air safety investigators suggesting they didn't do the proper checks, and realized too late that a wind gust locking system was on.
Federal Safety Board To Hold Hearing On Tracy Morgan CrashThe National Transportation Safety Board will meet next Tuesday in Washington, D.C.
Local Amtrak Survivor Continues To Battle InjuriesThe investigation into the Amtrak crash that left eight dead and over 200 wounded continues, and a local survivor tells Eyewitness News he’ll never be the same.
NTSB: Engineer Of Amtrak Train 188 Was Not Using Phone At Time Of DerailmentThe big question from the days after Amtrak 188's derailment to last week's Congressional hearing on the disaster was whether or not engineer Brandon Bostian was using his phone at the time of the crash.