Board Accident Report [Transportation] Law and Legal Definition

According to 49 CFR 835.2 [Title 49 – Transportation; Subtitle B Other Regulations Relating to Transportation; Chapter VIII National Transportation Safety Board; Part 835 Testimony of Board Employees], board accident report means “the report containing the Board's determinations, including the probable cause of an accident, issued either as a narrative report or in a computer format ("briefs" of accidents). Pursuant to section 701(e) of the Federal Aviation Act of 1958 (FA Act), and section 304(c) of the Independent Safety Board Act of 1974 (49 U.S.C. 1154(b)) (Safety Act), no part of a Board accident report may be admitted as evidence or used in any suit or action for damages growing out of any matter mentioned in such reports.”