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NTSB releases report on crash that killed Fargo AirSho pilot

April 1, 2014 in Uncategorized

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — The National Transportation Safety Board has issued a preliminary report on the Tennessee plane crash that killed pilot Jim “Fang” Maroney, a Fargo AirSho performer and former commander in the North Dakota Air National Guard….continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

NTSB releases report on crash that killed Fargo AirSho pilot

April 1, 2014 in Uncategorized

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — The National Transportation Safety Board has issued a preliminary report on the Tennessee plane crash that killed pilot Jim “Fang” Maroney, a Fargo AirSho performer and former commander in the North Dakota Air National Guard….continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

NTSB determines cause of 2010 Lake County train crash

February 14, 2013 in Lake County News-Chronicle

The head-on collision between two ore trains north of Two Harbors that sent five workers to the hospital in 2010 was the result of crew error, the National Transportation Safety Board said in a determination released Tuesday. Continue Reading

Study: Long commutes could fatigue airline pilots

July 6, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

One in five airline pilots lives at least 750 miles from work, according to a study by scientific advisers to the government, raising concerns that long commutes to airports could lead to fatigue in the cockpit. Continue Reading

FAA falls short on plan to aid fatigued workers

April 23, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The Federal Aviation Administration told a government watchdog nearly two years ago that it was prepared to let air traffic controllers sleep or rest during work shifts when they weren’t directing aircraft. It still hasn’t happened. Continue Reading

NYC bus crash spotlights cut-rate bus companies

March 15, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Cut-rate bus companies. Driver fatigue. And the need for safer windows and roofs. The New York bus crash that killed 15 people on their way home from a casino has focused renewed attention on problems federal safety investigators have been warning about for years. Continue Reading