49 CFR § 831.50 - Applicability of this subpart.
(a) The regulations in this subpart apply when the NTSB is leading a marine or major marine casualty investigation.
(b) In a marine or major marine casualty investigation led by the United States Coast Guard (USCG), this subpart applies if:
(1) Upon USCG's request for assistance, the NTSB is leading an associated investigative activity; or
(2) Upon coordination with the USCG, the NTSB elects to collect, test or analyze additional evidence beyond the scope of the USCG's investigation.