NTSB Identification: FTW93IA064.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 47686.
Scheduled 14 CFR operation of AMERICAN AIRLINES
Incident occurred Sunday, January 10, 1993 in DFW AIRPORT, TX
Probable Cause Approval Date: 11/03/1993
Aircraft: MCDONNELL DOUGLAS DC9-82, registration: N7532A
Injuries: 5 Minor,84 Uninjured.
NTSB investigators used data provided by various sources and may not have traveled in support of this investigation to prepare this aircraft incident report.
DURING A LANDING THE FAA TOWER OPERATOR REPORTED SMOKE BEING EMITTED FROM THE LEFT MAIN LANDING GEAR. THE CAPTAIN REQUESTED AIRCRAFT RESCUE AND FIRE FIGHTING (ARFF) ASSISTANCE AND VERIFY THE POSSIBILITY OF FIRE. THE CAPTAIN ORDERED THE EVACUATION OF THE AIRPLANE AS A PRECAUTIONARY MEASURE. FOLLOWING THE EVACUATION THE AIRPLANE WAS EXAMINED, NO EVIDENCE OF HEAT OR FIRE WAS FOUND. HIGH SPEED TAXI AND BRAKING OPERATIONS WERE PERFORMED, NO SMOKE OR HEAT WAS GENERATED
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this incident to be: THE INACCURATE SAFETY ADVISORY PROVIDED BY THE TOWER OPERATOR. A FACTOR WAS THE EMERGENCY EVACUATION Full narrative available
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