NTSB http://www.kplu.org en NTSB: Systematic Errors Led To Skagit Bridge Collapse http://www.kplu.org/post/ntsb-systematic-errors-led-skagit-bridge-collapse <p><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/158881637&amp;color=ff5500&amp;auto_play=false&amp;hide_related=false&amp;show_comments=true&amp;show_user=true&amp;show_reposts=false" width="100%"></iframe></p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15.199999809265137px; line-height: 15px;"><span style="line-height: 1.5; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', Times, serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px;">A series of mistakes led a truck to strike an overhead girder of the Interstate 5 bridge, causing it to </span><a href="http://www.kplu.org/post/3-pulled-skagit-river-after-i-5-bridge-collapse-mount-vernon" style="line-height: 1.5; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', Times, serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px;">collapse into the Skagit River</a><span style="line-height: 1.5; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', Times, serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px;"> last year, the National Transportation Safety Board said in <a href="http://www.ntsb.gov/news/events/2014/mtvernon_wa/abstract.html?utm_content=buffer635fc&amp;utm_medium=social&amp;utm_source=twitter.com&amp;utm_campaign=buffer" target="_blank">an exhaustive list of safety recommendations</a> released Tuesday.</span></p><p> Tue, 15 Jul 2014 20:07:44 +0000 Monica Spain 17735 at http://www.kplu.org NTSB: Systematic Errors Led To Skagit Bridge Collapse Former FAA chief explains FAA and NTSB relationship http://www.kplu.org/post/former-faa-chief-explains-faa-and-ntsb-relationship <p></p><p>Federal safety investigators so far have been unable to pinpoint the root cause of a 787 Dreamliner battery fire. At the same time, the Federal Aviation Administration is weighing whether to let Boeing move ahead with tests of a new battery design. Does the FAA have to wait for the safety investigation to finish? The short answer is, no. Fri, 08 Mar 2013 00:46:59 +0000 Ashley Gross 7927 at http://www.kplu.org Former FAA chief explains FAA and NTSB relationship