NTSB Identification: ANC71IA016
14 CFR Part 121 Scheduled operation of WESTERN AIR LINES INC
Aircraft: BOEING 720, registration: N7081

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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4-0031   70/8/6    ANCHORAGE,ALAS      BOEING 720          CR-  0  0  7  SCHED INTERNATL PASSG SRV CERTIFICATE UNKNOWN, AGE
        TIME - 1257                    N7081               PX-  0  0 90                            UNK/NR, UNK/NR TOTAL
                                       DAMAGE-MINOR        OT-  0  0  0                            HOURS, UNK/NR IN TYPE,
                                                                                                   UNK/NR INSTRUMENT RATED.
        CLASSIFIED AS INCIDENT
        NAME OF AIRPORT - ANCHORAGE INTL
        OPERATOR - WESTERN AIR LINES,INC.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION         LAST ENROUTE STOP
          LOS ANGELES,CALIF           ANCHORAGE,ALAS               JUNEAU,ALAS
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           GEAR COLLAPSED                                           LANDING: ROLL
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           AIRFRAME - LANDING GEAR: NOSEWHEEL ASSEMBLIES
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - OVERLOAD FAILURE
        REMARKS- HI STRAIN RATE FRACTURE.LOAD APPLIED IN MANNER SUCH AS IF ACFT WERE LNDD AT ANGLE TO NML FWD DIR.

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