Chicago train crash caught on tape

FILE - In this Monday, March 24, 2014 file photo, a Chicago Transit Authority train car rests on an escalator at the O'Hare Airport station after it derailed, injuring more than 30 people, in Chicago. Had the crash occurred during the day, when the trains are often full and the escalator packed with luggage-carrying travelers, far more people likely would have been injured, some even killed, said Joseph Schwieterman, a transportation expert at DePaul University. (AP Photo/Andrew A. Nelles, File)

CHICAGO (CBS) – A video posted and then removed from YouTube appears to show the moment a CTA Blue Line train jumped the tracks and slammed into an escalator at O’Hare International Airport.

The video, which appears to be from a surveillance camera at O’Hare, shows a CTA worker and a passenger talking at the top of the escalator as the train is pulling into the station. As the train derails and the head car crashes into the escalator, ending up just shy of the turnstiles, both men run out of view of the camera.

The CTA had no comment on the video, and the NTSB has not returned calls seeking comment.

The NTSB has said it is reviewing footage from 41 cameras inside the station, as well as more cameras on board the train.

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