NTSB Launches Go-Team to Investigate Gas Explosion in New York City

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WASHINGTON--The National Transportation Safety Board has launched a go-team to investigate a gas explosion and subsequent fire in New York City.

Pipeline Investigator Ravi Chhatre is leading the team as investigator-in-charge. Board Member Robert L. Sumwalt is accompanying the team and will serve as the principal spokesman during the on-scene phase of the investigation.

Public Affairs Officer Eric Weiss will also be on-scene in New York to coordinate media-related activities. He can be reached at eric.weiss@ntsb.gov, or, in a press emergency, by mobile phone at 202-557-1350.

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Eric Weiss

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The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is an independent federal agency charged with determining the probable cause

of transportation accidents, promoting transportation safety, and assisting victims of transportation accidents and their families.

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