Are NTSB reports public record?
The NTSB may elect to open and place materials in a public docket concerning a safety study or report, special investigation report, or other agency product. The NTSB will establish the public docket following its issuance of the study or report.
When must an incident be reported to the NTSB?
Within 10 days after an accident; When, after 7 days, an overdue aircraft is still missing; A report on an incident for which notification is required as described in subparagraph a(1) must be filed only as requested by an authorized representative of the NTSB.
How long does an NTSB report take?
In general, the NTSB tries to complete an investigation within 12 to 24 months, but these and other factors can greatly affect that timing.
How do I notify NTSB of accident?
To report an accident or incident, you may call the NTSB Response Operations Center, at 844-373-9922 or 202-314-6290.
When was the last time American Airlines crashes?
April 10, 2019: American Airlines Flight 300, an Airbus A321-200 flying from New York to Los Angeles suffered a loss of control on takeoff, causing the aircraft to bank sharply to the left and the left wing to scrape across the ground, colliding with a runway sign, but was able to circle back for an emergency landing.
What is a reportable aircraft incident?
An occurrence, other than an accident, associated with the operation of an aircraft which affects or could affect the safety of operation.
Which incident requires an immediate notification to NTSB?
The NTSB must be notified immediately and by the most expeditious means possible when an aircraft accident or any of various listed incidents occurs or when an aircraft is overdue and believed to have been in an accident.
When should notification of an aircraft accident be made to the NTSB if there was substantial?
Any person suffers death or serious injury or in which the aircraft receives substantial damage. The operator of the aircraft must file an accident report within ten days or seven days if overdue aircraft is still missing.
What is the difference between aircraft incident and accident?
Incident means an occurrence other than an accident, associated with the operation of an aircraft, which affects or could affect the safety of operations. Operator means any person who causes or authorizes the operation of an aircraft, such as the owner, lessee, or bailee of an aircraft.