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- Asia-Pacific. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;5/3/1999, Vol. 150 Issue 18, p19
Focuses on the Indonesian Air Accident Investigation Commission's closed-mouth inquiry into the crash of a SilkAir Boeing 737 in December 1997. Pressure from relatives of the deceased; Alleged suicidal behavior of Captain Tsu Way Ming.
- Crew confusion cited in Korean MD-11 crash. Thomas, Geoffrey // Aviation Week & Space Technology;5/3/1999, Vol. 150 Issue 18, p53
Focuses on a probe into the crash of a Korean Air MD-11 freighter in a Shanghai suburb in China. Crew confusion over altitude; Possibility of control problems; Analysis of the digital cockpit voice recorder data.
- China bullet train crash highlights nation's unusually high accident rate. // East-Asia-Intel Reports;8/3/2011, p11
The article reports on the Internet criticisms of the Chinese government over its alleged reluctance to make an effort to punish officials who are responsible for a deadly train crash in 2011 in Wenzhou, Zhejiang province. It is believed that the Railways Ministry is guilty of incompetence and...
- TAC IN A SPIN. // Australian Motorcycle News;9/12/2012, Vol. 62 Issue 6, p12
The article reports on the inquiry of the Road Safety Committee re-opened on the alleged copying of motorcycle campaign, from the 1975 report of the U.S. on motorcycle-related accidents, by the Transport Accident Commission (TAC) in Victoria, British Columbia. It states that motorcycle riders...
- U.S. investigates problems with side airbags. Krisher, Tom // Nashville Automotive Report;Mar2012, Vol. 25 Issue 10, p5
The article reports on the investigation of federal regulators on the air bags of the 2,700 Toyota, Subaru, Honda and Nissan vehicles which are recalled due to their to inflate during automobile crash in the U.S.
- Grayrigg replays Potters Bar in-house. // Rail Business Intelligence;3/8/2007, Issue 289, p1
The article deals with the outcome of the investigation done by Great Britain's Rail Accident Investigation Branch (RAIB) on the derailment near Grayrigg in Cumbria, England. Accident investigators identified the failure of a set of points as the cause of the accident. RAIB added that no...
- Potters Bar inquest deferred. // Rail Business Intelligence;3/8/2007, Issue 289, p6
The article reports the postponement of the inquest into the seven deaths at Potters Bar in England. The inquest was postponed because of the accident's similarities with the derailment at Grayrigg. Justice Sullivan, head of the inquest, said that the involvement of points in both accidents...
- The blame game. Duffy, Brian // U.S. News & World Report;05/24/99, Vol. 126 Issue 20, p30
Focuses on the United States Senate hearing on the explosion of TWA Flight 800 in July 1996. The issue of a single report by the Treasury Department's Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms (ATF) on the tragedy that killed 230 people; The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) finding the ATF...
- Report cites power loss in chopper crash. Soule, Alexander // Fairfield County Business Journal;9/1/2008, Vol. 47 Issue 35, p4
The article reports on the reason behind the crash of a Sikorsky S-61N helicopter in California, based on the investigation conducted by the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB). The preliminary data indicated that the helicopter crashed due to a loss of power to its main rotor,...