NTSB Identification: LAX71IL004
14 CFR Part 121 Scheduled operation of EASTERN AIR LINES INC
Aircraft: DOUGLAS DC-8, registration: N8778

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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4-0028  70/7/29    ONTARIO,CALIF       DOUGLAS DC-8        CR-  0  0  8  SCHED DOM PASSG SRV       AIRLINE TRANSPORT, AGE
        TIME - 1000                    N8778               PX-  0  0 83                            56, 28200 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-NONE         OT-  0  0  0                            4000 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        CLASSIFIED AS INCIDENT
        OPERATOR - EASTERN AIR LINES,INC.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          ATLANTA,GA                  LOS ANGELES,CALIF
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           ENGINE FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION                            IN FLIGHT: DESCENDING
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           POWERPLANT - MISCELLANEOUS: POWERPLANT FAILURE FOR UNDETERMINED REASONS
        COMPLETE POWER LOSS - COMPLETE ENGINE FAILURE/FLAMEOUT-4 ENGINES
        EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES - PRECAUTIONARY LANDING ON AIRPORT
                                  SUSPECTED MECHANICAL DISCREPANCY
        REMARKS- LOST PWR ON ALL 4 ENGS,REASON UNDET. ALL ENGS RESTARTED ABOUT 8000 FT WITHOUT CREW ASSISTANCE.

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