NTSB Identification: CHI62A0017
14 CFR Part 121 Scheduled operation of EASTERN AIR LINES INC
Aircraft: DOUGLAS DC-7B, registration: N837D

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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1-0016   62/2/3    CHICAGO,ILL         DOUGLAS DC-7B       CR-  0  0  5  SCHED DOM PASSG SRV       ATP,FLIGHT INSTR., AGE
        TIME - 0955                    N837D               PX-  0  0 55                            42, 16937 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            542 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - OHARE
        OPERATOR - EASTERN AIR LINES,INC.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION         LAST ENROUTE STOP
          MINNEAPOLIS,MINN            MIAMI,FLA                    CHICAGO,ILL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           GROUND-WATER LOOP-SWERVE                                 TAXI: FROM LANDING
           GEAR COLLAPSED                                           TAXI: FROM LANDING
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - MISJUDGED SPEED
           PILOT IN COMMAND - EXERCISED POOR JUDGMENT
           AIRPORTS/AIRWAYS/FACILITIES - AIRPORT CONDITIONS: ICE/SLUSH ON RUNWAY
        FACTOR(S)
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - OVERLOAD FAILURE
        REMARKS- PLT FAILED TO USE ADEQUATE CAUTION DURING TAXI TURNOFF AFTER LDG. SLID ON ICE COVERED AREA.

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