The FBI has been asked to investigate the possibility that the Amtrak train that crashed outside of Philadelphia was hit by a bullet or some other object.

According to the The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), an assistant conductor in the train’s café car claimed to have overheard a regional train engineer saying he had been “hit by a rock or shot at.”

“She also believed that she heard her engineer say something about his train being struck by something,” NTSB member Robert Sumwalt said during a press conference on Friday.

Inspectors reviewing the scene of the crash have “seen damage to the left hand lower portion of the Amtrak windshield,” he added, prompting the FBI’s involvement.

Full article here


Related Articles


Comments