NTSB Identification: MIA64A0024
14 CFR Part 121 Scheduled operation of EASTERN AIR LINES INC
Aircraft: DOUGLAS DC-8, registration: N8601

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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1-0049  63/8/21    ORLANDO,FLA         DOUGLAS DC-8        CR-  0  0  7  SCHED DOM PASSG SRV       AIRLINE TRANSPORT, AGE
        TIME - 0855                    N8601               PX-  0  0 21                            49, 20415 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            621 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - MCCOY AFB
        OPERATOR - EASTERN AIR LINES,INC.
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           WHEELS-UP                                                LANDING: LEVEL OFF/TOUCHDOWN
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           COPILOT - FAILED TO ASSURE THE GEAR WAS DOWN AND LOCKED
           PILOT IN COMMAND - INADEQUATE SUPERVISION OF FLIGHT
         FIRE AFTER IMPACT
        REMARKS- LNDG GR LOWERED TOO LATE TO LOCK DOWN.

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