NTSB Investigates Engineer on Duty During Philadelphia Amtrak Crash

Officials continue to search for the cause of the deadly derailment.
2:46 | 05/16/15

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The new layer of mystery in the deadly amtrak crash. The FBI hads been called in to investigate that hole in the windshield of the train. Was it hit by some sort of projectile right before it dera derailed, killing eight people and ING ring about 200 ores. This possibly indicating the conductor may have been distracted at the time. Phillip Mena is on the story. Good morning to you. Reporter: Dan, Paula, good morning. A new twist this morning in this investigation. Witnesses aboard three separate trains, including amtrak 188 reporting projectiles hitting each of their trains, all in the minutes leading up to the deadly crash. This morning, the nib joining the investigation on the cause of Tuesday's deadly derailment. These circular fractures on the winshield raising suspicion, possibly linking two other trains in the Philadelphia area to the investigation. Having the FBI to go out and examine the fracture pattern in the windshield. Reporter: A conductor on 188 telling investigators a philly commuter train engineer contacted Brandon Bostian about a shattered windshield before he went off the rails. She plooefd she heard her engineer saying his train had been struck by something. Reporter: Overnight, FBI officials revealing three trains reportedly hit by from jek tiles between 9:05 and 9:30 P.M. Myself and my co-worker heard a loud banging sound. Right in front of us. And it really alarmd all the passengers. Never seen anything like that happen. Reporter: And now new surveillance video showing the devastating moments leading up to the crash. You can see flashes from the barrelling locomotive sparking as it passes the camera at over 100 miles per hour before jumping the crash. Brandon Bostian speaking with ntsb officials for the first time since the crash. His memory still foggy from the crash. He does not have any re recollection of anything past north Philadelphia. Reporter: As the investigation continues, so does the mourning for those killed. The second for those -- second funeral for those killed is this

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