NTSB Identification: SEA84IA037.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 23826.
Scheduled 14 CFR operation of ALASKA AIRLINES INC
Incident occurred Saturday, January 07, 1984 in SEATTLE, WA
Aircraft: BOEING 727-223, registration: N876AA
Injuries: 81 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 CAPT STATED THAT UPON VISUAL CONTACT WITH THE RWY, THE ACFT WAS DISPLACED SLIGHTLY TO THE LT & HE CORRECTED TOWARD CENTERLINE WITH RT RUDDER. WING TIP CONTACT WAS NEITHER HEARD NOT FELT IN THE COCKPIT. THERE WERE SEVERAL CONCURRENT REPORTS OF ARRIVING ACFT BEING DISPLACED TO THE LT WHEN EXECUTING THE RWY 34 ILS. A FLT & GRD CHECK OF THE SYSTEM REPORTED OPERATIONS TO BE WITHIN TOLERANCE.

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

CLEARANCE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..FOG


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND


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