NTSB is an independent Federal agency charged by Congress with investigating every civil aviation accident in the United States and significant accidents in the other modes of transportation -- railroad, highway, marine and pipeline -- and issuing safety recommendations aimed at preventing future accidents. More O-Q
An independant Federal agency changed by congress with investigating every civil aviation accident in the U.S and significant accidents in the other mode of transportation - railroad, highway, marine and pipeline and issuing recommendations aimed at preventing future accidents. The Board derives it's authority form Title 49 of the U.S.C., Chapter II.
An independent agency reporting administratively to the Secretary of Transportation, charged with the investigation of all safety-related incidents involving transportation. These include air, rail, highway, and liquid and gas pipeline transportation. The NTSB has no power to issue regulations; however, it issues reports and recommendations.
Independent federal agency charged with responsibility for investigating serious accidents and emergencies involving the various modes of transportation (e.g., highway, pipeline, air), as well as hazardous materials. Issues investigation reports and nonbinding recommendations for action.
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is a U.S. government independent organization responsible for investigation of accidents involving aviation, highway, marine, pipelines and railroads in the United States. It is charged by the U.S. Congress to investigate every civil aviation accident in the United States, as well as significant accidents in other modes of transportation (such as the Big Bayou Canot train disaster near Mobile, Alabama).