NTSB Identification: NYC87IA106.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 34707.
Scheduled 14 CFR operation of EASTERN AIRLINES, INC.
Incident occurred Tuesday, March 10, 1987 in JAMAICA, NY
Probable Cause Approval Date: 07/10/1989
Aircraft: BOEING 727-225A, registration: N802EA
Injuries: 127 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.

AS EA32 TAXIED FROM A STOPPED POSITION ON TAXIWAY NA BETWEEN THE OUTER AND INNER TO THE EASTERN RAMP, A U.S. POSTAL TRACTOR WITH AN EMPTY BOX TRAVELING NE FAILED TO YIELD TO THE AIRCRAFT AND THEY COLLIDED ON THE SERVICE ROAD AND TAXIWAY NA.

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

CLEARANCE..NOT MAINTAINED..DRIVER OF VEHICLE

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