Category Archives: Behind-the-Scene

Episode 21 – Concan, Texas Investigation

In this episode of Behind-the-Scene @NTSB, we talk with Kenny Bragg and Rafael Marshall, Senior Human Performance Investigators, in the NTSB Office of Highway, about the collision of a pickup truck and medium-size bus, on March 29, 2017, near Concan, Texas. Kenny and Rafael talk about the circumstances of the crash, the probable cause, and the safety recommendations issued to prevent a similar tragedy from happening again.

 

 

To learn more about the NTSB investigation of the Concan, Texas collision visit: https://ntsb.gov/investigations/AccidentReports/Pages/HAR1802.aspx.

To view the witness video of the operation of the pickup truck prior to the Concan, Texas collision visit: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jsGsbYTwWbM

 

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Episode 20 – Member Jennifer Homendy

In this episode of Behind-the-Scene @ NTSB, we have a conversation with Board Member Jennifer Homendy. Member Homendy shares with us her passion for transportation safety, her past work to improve rail, pipeline, and hazardous materials safety and the path she has taken to become an NTSB Board Member.

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Episode 19 – Chairman Sumwalt

In this episode of Behind-the-Scene @NTSB, we talk with Chairman Robert Sumwalt about Thanksgiving holiday travel and ways to keep you and your loved ones safe whether traveling by air, land, or sea.

To learn more about the NTSB investigation of the gas explosions and fire in Lawrence, Massachusetts, visit: https://ntsb.gov/investigations/Pages/pld18mr003.aspx.

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Episode 18 – Graettinger, Iowa Accident Investigation

In this episode of Behind-the-Scene @NTSB, we talk with Mike Hiller, Railroad Accident Investigator, Joe Gordon, Rail Safety Investigator, and Paul Stancil, Hazardous Materials Accident Investigator, in the NTSB Office of Railroad, Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Investigations, about the derailment of a Union Pacific Railroad ethanol train, on March 10, 2017, near Graettinger, Iowa.

To learn more about the NTSB investigation of the Graettinger, Iowa train derailment visit: https://ntsb.gov/investigations/Pages/2017-graettinger-ia.aspx.

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Episode 17 – Erik Strickland

It’s been one year since we launched our Behind-the-Scene @NTSB podcast.  As we reflect on the last year and the 16 episodes we’ve shared with listeners so far, we decided to sit down and talk with our podcast host, Erik Strickland.

In this episode of Behind-the-Scene @NTSB, Erik Strickland, a transportation safety specialist in the NTSB Office of Safety Recommendations and Communications shares with us his transportation journey from Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD), to NTSB Safety Advocate and now Senior Advisor to NTSB Member Jennifer Homendy.

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Episode 16 – Gloria Noguera

In this episode of Behind-the-Scene @NTSB, we chat with Gloria Noguera the Administrative Officer in the NTSB Office of Railroad, Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Investigations. Gloria shares with us her transportation journey from Colombia, South America, to an FAA control tower in New Jersey, and now at the NTSB.

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Episode 15 – NTSB Summer Interns

In this episode of Behind-the-Scene @NTSB, we chat with some of our summer interns—Keely, a junior at Virginia Tech; Lauren, a junior at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University; Tim, a senior at the University of Maryland & Alexander, a junior at the University of Michigan. They’ll share how they discovered opportunities at the NTSB and what they learned about transportation safety and our agency’s role in improving it.

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