Former NTSB officials said the agency is relying too much on the FAA. "The idea is that the NTSB is an independent agency - independent of the FAA," said Peter Goelz, former managing director of the NTSB.
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Helicopter crashes draw attention of NTSB
Led by several high-profile cases, the number of high-risk runway incidents climbed to 31 in fiscal 2006, up from 29 in 2005 and 28 in 2004.
When the National Transportation Safety Board invited industry groups and government agencies to discuss areas the NTSB should better document in general aviation accident investigations, AOPA and the...