NTSB Identification: SEA88IA065.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 36066.
Scheduled 14 CFR operation of DELTA AIR LINES, INC. (D.B.A. DELTA AIR LINES )
Incident occurred Sunday, March 20, 1988 in PORTLAND, OR
Probable Cause Approval Date: 01/25/1990
Aircraft: BOEING 727-232, registration: N515DA
Injuries: 78 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.

CREW WAS UNABLE TO LOWER THE LEFT MAIN LNDG GEAR. CREW THEN EXECUTED AN EMERGENCY LANDING ON THE RIGHT MAIN AND NOSE GEAR WITH MINOR DAMAGE TO THE ACFT. THE INVESTIGATION REVEALED THAT THE LEFT MAIN GEAR DOOR ATTACH FITTING HAD A FATIGUE FRACTURE.

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

DOOR,LANDING GEAR..FATIGUE

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

LANDING GEAR,NORMAL RETRACTION/EXTENSION ASSEMBLY..DISABLED


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