Site of small plane crash
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AP News
August 23, 2019 - 8:34 am
HATBORO, Pa. (AP) — Witnesses told investigators that a small plane was flying low, its wings were tipping and the engine was very loud before it crashed into the backyard of a suburban Philadelphia home earlier this month. All three on board — a husband, wife and their 19-year-old daughter — were...
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Dan Wing
July 23, 2019 - 12:54 pm
UPDATED: 5:50 p.m. ___ PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — For a second time, charges have been dropped against the engineer at the helm of the ill-fated Amtrak 188 train in May 2015, which killed eight people and injured hundreds more in Northeast Philadelphia. Brandon Bostian, who was 32 at the time...
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Mike DeNardo
July 09, 2019 - 2:49 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A federal investigation is underway into a train accident Monday night that claimed the life of a SEPTA worker. SEPTA employee Darren Monroe, 54, was working on the tracks at the Erie station on the Broad Street Line when he fell backwards and was hit by an oncoming...
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Federal Aviation Administration Acting Administrator Daniel Elwell
Andrew Harnik/AP, file
May 15, 2019 - 12:57 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation's top aviation regulator assured Congress on Wednesday that the Boeing 737 Max, grounded after two deadly accidents, will only return to flying when a government analysis shows that it is safe. The Federal Aviation Administration is under scrutiny for how it relied on...
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March 10, 2019 - 5:13 pm
ETHIOPIA (AP) -- Sunday's devastating plane crash in Ethiopia could renew safety questions about the newest version of Boeing's popular 737 airliner. The Boeing 737 Max 8 operated by Ethiopian Airlines crashed shortly after taking off from the capital of Addis Ababa, killing all 157 people on board...
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February 24, 2019 - 11:32 pm
ANAHUAC, Texas (AP) — A southeast Texas sheriff said Sunday that two bodies have been recovered at the site where a Boeing 767 cargo plane crashed into a coastal bay. All three people aboard the Flight 3591 died, according to the plane's owner. Crews continued to search for the third body at...
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Governor Phil Murphy announces NJ TRANSIT will meet federal positive train control deadline on December 17, 2018, at NJ TRANSIT’s Meadows Maintenance Complex.
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Steve Tawa
December 17, 2018 - 3:33 pm
NEW JERSEY (KYW Newsradio) — Gov. Phil Murphy visited a New Jersey Transit maintenance complex to announce the completion of a congressionally-mandated safety measure, known as Positive Train Control. Murphy says NJT made up for lost time in installing Positive Train Control, or PTC safety...
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Train cars detach
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November 22, 2018 - 8:02 pm
By Madeline Holcombe, CNN (CNN) -- Hundreds of passengers on an Amtrak train that became disconnected had quite a story to tell around the Thanksgiving table. The Montreal to New York train was traveling below Albany, New York, at about 7:20 p.m. Wednesday when two cars separated, Amtrak spokesman...
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The National Transportation Safety Board is onsite inspecting a Southwest airline plane after engine failure caused the plane to make an emergency landing at Philadelphia International Airport.
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Ian Bush
November 14, 2018 - 3:29 pm
WASHINGTON (KYW Newsradio) — Flight attendant Rachel Fernheimer recalled a violent shaking and a very loud "vroom" while she was in a bathroom on Flight 1380. But it wasn't turbulence, as she suspected. She opened the door to find smoke in the cabin and debris flying around. Fernheimer described...
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SEPTA Safety Warning
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Ian Bush
October 29, 2018 - 1:08 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Federal investigators have released their preliminary report into the death of a little boy last month who was killed when he walked between moving subway cars on the Broad Street Line. Witnesses tell the National Transportation Safety Board that the 7-year-old went...
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