NTSB Identification: CHI84IA301.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 25400.
Scheduled 14 CFR DELTA AIRLINES, INC.
Incident occurred Monday, July 16, 1984 in CHICAGO, IL
Aircraft: BOEING 727-200, registration: N464DA
Injuries: 91 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 #2 WHEEL ASSEMBLY SEPARATED FROM THE ACFT DURING TAKEOFF ROLL. FLT WAS DIVERTED TO ATLANTA, GA, WHERE AN UNEVENTFUL LANDING WAS MADE. INSPECTION REVEALED THE AXLE FAILURE OCCURRED AS A RESULT OF FATIGUE CRACK PROPAGATION OF NUMEROUS PRIOR CRACKS IN THE LOWER SURFACE OF THE INNER BEARING JOURNAL.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this incident to be:LANDING GEAR,MAIN GEAR..FATIGUE
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this incident to be:MAINTENANCE,INSPECTION..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND
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