NTSB Identification: CHI84IA246.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 27303.
Incident occurred Monday, June 18, 1984 in CHICAGO, IL
Aircraft: MCDONNELL DOUGLAS DC-8-73, registration: N4867T
Injuries: 3 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 DESCENT, FLT ENGINEER NOTICED THE HYDRAULIC FLUID LEVEL WAS LOW. ACFT LANDED WITH LOCKED BRAKES ON ALL 4 WHEELS OF THE RT MAIN GEAR AND ALL 4 TIRES WERE BLOWN OUT. TWO HYDRAULIC LINE FITTINGS ON THE RUDDER HYDRAULIC BOOSTER PACKAGE WERE FOUND TO BE THE SOURCE OF THE HYDRAULIC FLUID LOSS. THE ANTI-SKID CONTROL BOX WAS FOUND TO BE OUT OF SPECIFICATIONS.

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

HYDRAULIC SYSTEM,FITTING..FAILURE,PARTIAL

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

FLUID,HYDRAULIC..LEAK


Contributing Factors

LANDING GEAR,ANTI-SKID BRAKE SYSTEM..INCORRECT

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