Board Launched Seven Major Accident Investigations In 2008
The NTSB delivered its 178-page report to Congress this week,
detailing all of the activity across each of its disciplines in the
past year. The Aviation section of the report notes 213 accident
investigation launches last year, of which 7 were major
investigations. There were also 18 requests for international
assistance. The board issues 86 aviation-related
recommendations, and closed 27 investigations.