NTSB Identification: MIA89IA248.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 39681.
Scheduled 14 CFR operation of DELTA AIRLINES
Incident occurred Wednesday, September 13, 1989 in FORT LAUDERDALE, FL
Probable Cause Approval Date: 08/26/1992
Aircraft: BOEING 757-232, registration: N629DL
Injuries: 106 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 FIRST OFFICER MADE A SKIPPED LANDING AND CONTINUED AFT PRESSURE ON THE CONTROL YOKE. AFTER THE AIRPLANE FLOATED, IT LANDED AGAIN, SPOILERS WERE DEPLOYED AND THE AIRPLANE PITCHED UP. THIS RESULTED IN A TAIL STRIKE, AND MINOR DAMAGE TO THE SKIN OF THE BELLY, ONE ANTENNA AND AN OVERBOARD VENT MAST.

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

IMPROPER USE OF THE ELEVATOR CONTROL.

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