NTSB to Investigate Austin Plane Crash by Joseph Andrew Stack
The NTSB (the United States National Transportation Safety Board) has been dispatched today to investigate the Austin plane crash in to the Echelon Building that was being piloted by Joseph Andrew Stack who also left an online manifesto.
The NTSB is investigates transportation accidents such as this one when a form of transportation is involved; in this case it was a Piper Cherokee (PA-28). They also recommend safety precautions based on their findings and they help to prevent future accidents.
Leah Yeager has been designated as the Investigator-in-Charge of the incident, but the NTSB has not released any findings on the crash yet, despite some media reports stating they have.
At this time there is a temporary flight restriction in place, established by the FAA, encompassing a 7.4 km radius.
According to the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association, the TFR is expected to be lifted quickly as the area is located within Class C controlled airspace near Austin-Bergstrom International airport.