NTSB Identification: MIA88FA122.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 36386.
Scheduled 14 CFR AEROLINEAS ARGENTINAS
Accident occurred Thursday, March 03, 1988 in MIAMI, FL
Probable Cause Approval Date: 08/08/1989
Aircraft: BOEING 747-200, registration: LVOOZ
Injuries: 349 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators either traveled in support of this investigation or conducted a significant amount of investigative work without any travel, and used data obtained from various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

AFTER LANDING THE BOEING 747-200 AIRLINER, THE CAPTAIN INCREASED THE PITCH ATTITUDE TO 11 DEGREES NOSE UP BY PULLING THE CONTROL COLUMN AFT. THE TAIL STRUCK THE GROUND CAUSING SUBSTANTIAL DAMAGE. THE BOEING AIRPLANE FLIGHT MANUAL PRESCRIBES THAT THE APPROPRIATE PROCEDURE IS TO FLY THE NOSE GEAR DOWN TO THE RUNWAY AFTER LANDING.

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

ELEVATOR..IMPROPER USE OF..PILOT IN COMMAND




Contributing Factors

OVERCONFIDENCE IN PERSONAL ABILITY..PILOT IN COMMAND

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