Three powerful accidents in recent years highlight weaknesses in the oversight of how natural gas providers maintain the largest pipelines in their networks, accident investigators said Tuesday as they issued more than two dozen safety recommendations.
One of the Philadelphia Inquirer’s co-owners, Lewis Katz, was killed in a plane crash along with six others at a Massachusetts airfield on Saturday.
Federal investigators on Tuesday worked to discover what caused two trains to collide yesterday in the nation's capital, killing nine people and injuring more than 75 others. Kwame Holman reports.
Veteran Federal Aviation Administration inspectors told a House committee Thursday that safety violations by Southwest Airlines were ignored by their supervisors due to the "cozy" relationship between FAA officials and the airline. An analyst examines federal oversight of commercial airlines.
The National Transportation Safety Board revealed findings Tuesday from its probe of last year's deadly Minnesota bridge collapse, citing a design flaw with steel "gusset plates" used to build the structure. NTSB chief Mark Rosenker details the agency's investigation.
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