NTSB Identification: CHI86IA099.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 35299.
Scheduled 14 CFR AMERICAN AIRLINES
Incident occurred Sunday, March 02, 1986 in CHICAGO, IL
Probable Cause Approval Date: 04/25/1988
Aircraft: DOUGLAS DC-10, registration: N138AA
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 FLIGHT ENGINEER BECAME INCAPACITATED WHILE ENROUTE FROM FRANKFORT, GERMANY TO CHICAGO, ILLINOIS. PARAMEDICS MET THE FLIGHT UPON ARRIVAL AT CHICAGO AND THE FLIGHT ENGINEER WAS TAKEN TO A NEARBY HOSPITAL. THE FLIGHT ENGINEER DIED TWO DAYS LATER WITHOUT EVER REGAINING CONSCIOUSNESS.

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

INCAPACITATION(LOSS OF CONSCIOUSNESS)..FLIGHT ENGINEER

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

SELF-INDUCED PRESSURE..FLIGHT ENGINEER

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