The US National Transportation Safety Board said that its investigation into last week's fatal Colgan Air/Continental Connection Q400 crash has yet to uncover a mechanical failure and is focused on determining the severity of the icing on the aircraft. NTSB Member Steven Chealander, who is leading the investigation, said that "everything that's found thus far. . .is consistent with high-powered flight." The pilots' discussion of "significant ice buildup. . .on the windshield and on the ...

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