NTSB Identification: MIA89IA012.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 36805.
Scheduled 14 CFR operation of AMERICAN AIRLINES, INC.
Incident occurred Monday, October 17, 1988 in ST. THOMAS
Probable Cause Approval Date: 01/25/1990
Aircraft: BOEING 727-200, registration: N706AA
Injuries: 131 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.

THE RT WING WAS DRAGGED WHILE LDG IN A CROSSWIND ON RWY 10. THE CREW STATED THE APRCH WAS NORMAL & THE TOUCHDOWN WAS SMOOTH ON THE RT GEAR WITH 3 DEGREES TO 5 DEGREES OF RT BANK. THE CAPT STATED THAT IMMED AFTER TOUCHDOWN, THE LT WING CAME UP SUDDENLY AND HE RAPIDLY CORRECTED WITH AILERON. HE STATED THE REMAINDER OF THE ROLLOUT WAS NORMAL & THE CREW WAS UNAWARE THAT THE RT WING HAD CONTACTED THE RWY UNTIL LATER.

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

COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND

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