NTSB Identification: NYC68A0111
14 CFR Part 121 Scheduled operation of EASTERN AIR LINES INC
Aircraft: DOUGLAS DC-8, registration: N8780R

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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1-0048  68/3/23    JAMAICA,NY          DOUGLAS DC-8        CR-  0  0  9  SCHED DOM PASSG SRV       AIRLINE TRANSPORT, AGE
        TIME - 1427                    N8780R              PX-  0  0 60                            46, 21561 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            365 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - JFK INTL
        OPERATOR - EASTERN AIR LINES,INC.
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           WHEELS-UP                                                LANDING: LEVEL OFF/TOUCHDOWN
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           AIRFRAME - LANDING GEAR: NORMAL RETRACTION/EXTENSION ASSEMBLY
           AIRFRAME - LANDING GEAR: EMERGENCY/EXTENSION ASSEMBLY
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - JAMMED
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - CORRODED/CORROSION
           PERSONNEL - MAINTENANCE,SERVICING,INSPECTION: INADEQUATE MAINTENANCE AND INSPECTION
        EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES - PRECAUTIONARY LANDING ON AIRPORT
                                  SUSPECTED MECHANICAL DISCREPANCY
                                  UNUSUAL NOISE
        REMARKS- THREADED JOINT OF RT GR ACTUATING CYL ROD END FAILED,PREVENTED GR FROM LOCKING DOWN.

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