The US Senate has unanimously confirmed Christopher Hart as the new chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) by a 97-0 vote. Hart was nominated by US President Barack Obama in June 2014. Hart, NTSB’s vice chairman, has served as acting chairman since former chairman Deborah Hersman resigned from the board April 25, 2014. Hart last year oversaw the NTSB’s public hearing releasing the board’s investigative findings on the Asiana Airlines flight 214 crash. ...

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