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Japan Times
BUSINESS
Feb 20, 2020
Boeing heads to court to oppose release of 737 Max documents
Boeing Co. heads to court on Wednesday to dispute a request from lawyers representing victims of a 737 Max crash for documents related to the aircraft's design, development and two fatal disasters involving the now-grounded plane.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech
Oct 25, 2019
Software under scrutiny in spate of Airbus A220 engine failures
A U.S.-led investigation into a series of engine failures on Airbus's smallest jet, the A220, is studying whether a software change allowed unexpected vibrations that tore parts and forced three emergency landings, several people familiar with the case said.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Oct 16, 2019
New Pratt & Whitney engine checks ordered after Swiss A220 diverts to Paris, fleet gets grounded
Pratt & Whitney recommended checks on engines on Airbus A220 aircraft and some Embraer jets after a Geneva-bound Swiss jet diverted to Paris with an engine problem, prompting the grounding of the rest of the airline's A220 fleet.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Oct 1, 2019
Boeing unveils revamp to deepen safety focus after 737 Max crashes
Boeing Co. Chief Executive Officer Dennis Muilenburg unveiled a structural overhaul intended to sharpen the plane-maker's focus on safety after two accidents of its 737 Max killed 346 people within a five-month span.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Sep 27, 2019
Boeing did not adequately consider pilot reactions in 737 Max, NTSB says
Boeing Co. failed to adequately consider how pilots respond to cockpit emergencies in its 737 Max safety assessment and may need to make changes to flight deck alerts, pilot procedures and training, the National Transportation Safety Board said.
Japan Times
WORLD
Sep 13, 2019
California dive boat crew were all sleeping when fatal fire broke out, with no one on watch
All six crew members on a California dive boat that erupted in flames on Labor Day, killing 34 people, were sleeping when the fire broke out, the National Transportation Safety Board said on Thursday.
Japan Times
WORLD
Mar 27, 2019
U.S. to overhaul air safety oversight in response to two Boeing 737 Max crashes
The U.S. aviation regulator will significantly change its oversight approach to air safety by July following two fatal Boeing Co Max 737 passenger plane crashes, according to written congressional testimony seen by Reuters.
WORLD
Mar 4, 2019
U.S. investigators say they've found second black box from doomed cargo jet
Searchers combing a shallow Texas bay have recovered the second of two flight recorders from a cargo plane hauling Amazon packages that crashed last week, the National Transportation Safety Board said on Sunday, two days after finding the first.
Japan Times
WORLD
Oct 10, 2018
Driver's kin blame vehicle as finger-pointing begins in search for cause of deadly NY limo crash
Lawyers for the family of a limousine driver who died along with 19 others in an upstate New York accident and the owner of the vehicle are clashing over the cause of the deadliest U.S. transport accident in nearly a decade.
Japan Times
WORLD
Feb 6, 2018
Padlocked track switch lined into siding blamed in fatal South Carolina Amtrak crash
A locked track switch is being blamed for the crash of an Amtrak passenger train into a freight train that killed two people and injured more than 100 in South Carolina on Sunday and is again raising questions about the roll-out of a new system to make U.S. railways safer.
Japan Times
WORLD
Feb 5, 2018
Amtrak train apparently directed onto wrong track in fatal South Carolina crash
An Amtrak passenger train apparently traveling on the wrong track collided with a parked freight train in South Carolina on Sunday, killing two crew members and injuring at least 116 other people in the railroad's third fatal crash in as many months, authorities said.
Japan Times
WORLD
Dec 21, 2017
Mangled locomotive, last piece of Amtrak train wreckage, removed from Washington freeway
Workers had cleared all the wrecked train cars blocking a major West Coast highway by Wednesday morning, two days after the Amtrak train derailed in Washington state while speeding onto a bridge, state transportation officials said.
Japan Times
WORLD
Oct 6, 2017
Army, NTSB, FAA probing drone collision with military chopper over Staten Island
Federal investigators have opened their first probe of a midair collision between a civilian drone and a traditional aircraft.
Japan Times
WORLD
Nov 4, 2015
Metrojet slowed radically at altitude, then plunged at 300 mph, data show
The Russian plane that crashed Saturday in Egypt slowed suddenly and then plunged to the Earth at 300 miles per hour (483 kph), according to revised data of its final moments captured by flight-tracking website FlightRadar24.
WORLD
Nov 3, 2015
NTSB confirms wreck found intact 3 miles down off Bahamas is U.S. freighter El Faro
U.S. authorities confirmed on Monday that a large vessel found on the deep ocean floor off the Bahamas is the lost cargo ship El Faro, which sank with 33 mostly American crew in a hurricane last month.
WORLD
Aug 27, 2015
FAA starts probe after Allegiant jet aborts out-of-control takeoff
U.S. air-safety investigators are looking into a mechanical failure that caused the nose of an Allegiant Airlines jet to rise off the ground prematurely before takeoff, defying the crew's attempts to push it down.
Japan Times
JAPAN / History
Aug 11, 2015
U.S. leaked crucial Boeing repair flaw that led to 1985 JAL jet crash: ex-officials
The U.S. government divulged to an influential American newspaper crucial information on improper repair work on a plane carried out by Boeing Co., suggesting it was the presumable cause of the 1985 crash of a Japan Airlines jet, after sensing reluctance by Japanese authorities to release the data, former...
Japan Times
WORLD
May 18, 2015
Amtrak engineer didn't report windshield strike before crash but conductor hints at radio reference
U.S. federal investigators have found no record that the engineer of the Amtrak commuter train that crashed in Philadelphia last week reported an object hit his locomotive in the minutes before it derailed, a U.S. official said on Sunday.
WORLD
May 5, 2015
Five U.S. aircraft landed at wrong airports since 2012, says safety board
Five U.S. aircraft, including a Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 and an Atlas Air Boeing 747 cargo plane, landed at the wrong airports in recent years due to preventable air traffic control errors, U.S. safety experts said on Monday.
WORLD
Mar 5, 2015
U.S. may review 1959 airplane crash that killed Buddy Holly
U.S. transportation safety investigators said on Wednesday they are reviewing a request to reopen a probe into the 1959 airplane crash that killed musicians Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, J.P. Richardson, better known as "The Big Bopper," and their pilot.

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