National Transportation Safety
NTSB EST. 1967
What is the leadership structure? Who is the current leader? How is the person selected?
5 Board members whom report to Hart
One manager director whom reports to the board members
Eight officers whom report to the manager
**All are nominated by the President and approved by the Senate, serving 5 year terms**
What is the origin of the agency? When was it founded and what changes has it experienced over the years?
Train-on-train collision with operator and 8 passengers dying becoming the deadlist train wreck in Washington history. NTSB declared faulty track circuit and track control system cause of accident.
Ryan PT-22 Recruit
A training aircraft used by U.S military during WWII crashed in a L.A golf course injuring actor Harrison Ford. NTSB declared engine power was lost after taking off.
Southwest 737 Fuselage Rupture
A rupture occured on a Southwest airline flight that occording to the NTSB the extensive fatigue cracking in area could not have been discovered during routine maintainence just by visual inspection.
- High School Diploma (most have college diploma)
- Specialized work experience
- Pilot-in-command flight hours
- Pilot certificate
- ASEL and AMEL rankings
- Skills in writing and oral presentations
- Knowledge of aviation accident investigation practices, procedures, and technique