NTSB Releases Crash Information

The National Transportation Safety Board has released further information into what happened in the small plane crash that killed 16-year-old flight student Ryan McCall.

McCall was the only occupant in an airplane that fell from the sky during take-off, and NTSB officials say its common for students to fly alone at 16.

NTSB public affairs office has said witnesses saw the plane climb, then bank left and crash.

An official preliminary report will be released next week.

CSX Fined

(Metro) The State Water Control Board is approving a $361-thousand dollar civil penalty against CSX. 

The action follows a oil tanker derailment last April which led to an oil spill and fire along the James River in Lynchburg. 

The Department of Environmental Quality had asked for the penalty and for CSX to pay $18,500 dollars in reimbursement for the investigation of the oil spill.

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