NTSB Identification: DEN84IA163.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 25974.
Scheduled 14 CFR operation of EASTERN AIRLINES
Incident occurred Saturday, May 26, 1984 in SALT LAKE CITY, UT
Aircraft: BOEING 727-200, registration: N8830E
Injuries: 27 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.

FLT 428 LANDED ON RWY 16R WHICH WAS CLOSED FOR CONSTRUCTION.THE CLOSURE INFO WAS CONTAINED IN A NOTAM WHICH WAS ANNOUNCED IN ATIS INFO OSCAR. THE FLT CREW REPORTED THEY HAD OBTAINED OSCAR. THE FLT WAS CLEARED TO LAND ON RWY 16L BUT INSTEAD LANDED ON RWY 16R. THE CAPTAIN REPORTED, 'I LANDED ON RUNWAY 16R, THINKING LEFT CLOSED, AIRLINERS NORMALLY HAVE USED THE WEST RUNWAY, 16R INSTEAD OF 16L. RUNWAY 16R WAS LIGHTED AND EVERYTHING APPEARED NORMAL AT THE TIME OF OUR LANDING.' WHEN FLT 428 WAS ON FINAL THE RWY LIGHTS FOR RWY 16R WERE ON STEP 3 BECAUSE OF A RWY INSPECTION. VASI AND APCH LIGHTS FOR 16R WERE OFF. THE RWY AND APCH LIGHTS FOR 16L WERE ON STEP 1 AT THE TIME.

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

WRONG RUNWAY..NOT SELECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

INFORMATION..NOT UNDERSTOOD..PILOT IN COMMAND

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