NTSB Identification: MIA87IA054.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 32176.
Scheduled 14 CFR PAN AMERICAN WORLD AIRWAYS
Incident occurred Sunday, December 21, 1986 in MIAMI, FL
Aircraft: BOEING 747-121, registration: N75IPA
Injuries: 1 Minor,116 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.

DURING TAXI FOR TAKEOFF THE CAPTAIN OF THE AIR CARRIER BECAME PARTIALLY INCAPACITATED. THE FIRST OFFICER TOOK OVER AND THE FLIGHT TAXIED BACK TO THE GATE. THE CAPTAIN WAS EVACUATED TO A LOCAL HOSPITAL WHERE HE WAS TREATED WITH GLUCOSE FOR HYPOGLYCEMIA AND RELEASED. THE CAPTAIN STATED THAT HE HAD EXERCISED VIGOROUSLY EARLIER IN THE DAY AND DID NOT EAT AN ADEQUATE MEAL PRIOR TO THE FLIGHT. THE FLT TIME FOR PLT WAS NOT OBTAINED.

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

UNSAFE/HAZARDOUS CONDITION WARNING..INATTENTIVE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

PHYSICAL IMPAIRMENT(HYPOGLYCEMIA/DIET)..PILOT IN COMMAND

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