Articles Tagged With ‘The National Transportation Safety Board’

Gilroy plane crash kills two

A small plane crashed in Northern California over the weekend, apparently killing the two people on board. [Mercury News] The Cessna 140 aircraft took off from an airport near Hollister Saturday afternoon but failed to reach its destination. That evening... (Continue reading)

Two men killed in Paso Robles plane crash

A single engine plane crashed Saturday morning near Vineyard and Fair Hills roads in the Paso Robles area killing two men, according to Cal Fire. Shortly after 10 a.m., the plane took off from a private air strip at a... (Continue reading)

Divers find plane debris off Oceano

San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s divers found debris Sunday from a plane that crashed off the coast of Oceano in January. On Jan. 14, a plane flown by David Casey, 63, of Friday Harbor Wash. crashed off the coast of... (Continue reading)

SLO resident identified as plane crash victim

Friends and relatives have indentified the victim of a fatal plane crash Monday as San Luis Obispo resident Scott Metzger. Metzger, 44, crashed his twin-engine plane around 1 p.m. Monday into an unoccupied Fed Ex truck parked on Granada Drive... (Continue reading)

San Luis Obispo man’s plane crashes into a home

Two men flying a plane from San Luis Obispo to Seattle for a business trip crashed into a home in Eatonville, Washington on Thursday at around 5 p.m. Both men were treated at the scene and released. The Cessna 172,... (Continue reading)

Lower DUI level idea not popular

Reaction has been swift and largely negative to a federal proposition to lower blood alcohol standards for drunken driving enforcement. (San Jose Mercury News) Members of the National Transportation Safety Board voted unanimously this week to propose a limit of... (Continue reading)

Feds promoting lower alcohol limits

Federal transportation officials Tuesday recommended a much lower alcohol level to determine a person’s ability to operate a motor vehicle — from the current .08 to .05 blood alcohol — as a means to crack down on drunk driving. (Louisville... (Continue reading)