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Dec 2, 2014
JAL Dreamliner battery fire triggered by Boeing design, NTSB probe finds
Inadequate design and testing caused last year's battery fire that led to the grounding of Boeing Dreamliner jets for more than three months, investigators concluded.
Japan Times
Nov 4, 2014
Rocket plane's tail activated prematurely in fatal crash
A team investigating the fatal test-flight crash of a Virgin Galactic passenger spaceship found that its rotating tail, designed to ease re-entry into the atmosphere, was activated prematurely, and said pilot error could not be ruled out.
Japan Times
Nov 3, 2014
Virgin Galactic CEO expects new spacecraft to be ready next year, after crash probe wraps up
Virgin Galactic could have a new spacecraft ready to fly by next year, the chief executive of Richard Branson's space tourism company said in an interview published on Sunday, reacting to concerns about the safety of technology used in the Virgin craft that crashed Friday.
Japan Times
Oct 29, 2014
Fatal '13 train crash in New York caused by engineer with sleep disorder: NTSB
A fatal New York City train derailment last year was likely caused by the engineer at the controls who fell asleep due to an undiagnosed sleep disorder, the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board said on Tuesday.


Akiko Trush says her experience with the neurological disorder dystonia left her feeling like she wanted to chop her own hand off.
The neurological disorder that 'kills culture'