NTSB Identification: DCA83IA016.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 22169.
Scheduled 14 CFR EASTERN AIRLINES
Incident occurred Monday, February 07, 1983 in GREER, SC
Aircraft: McDonnell Douglas DC-9-50, registration: N421EA
Injuries: 39 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.

ACFT DRIFTED TO THE RIGHT BEFORE A MISSED APCH WAS INITIATED DURING WHICH IT MADE AN INADVERTENT TOUCHDOWN & STRUCK A RWY LIGHT. THE PLT ERRONEOUSLY USED RVR AS HIS LANDING MINIMUM. ACTUAL RVR WAS BELOW THE PUBLISHED MINIMUM. THE SEQUENCEFLASHER LIGHTS WERE NOT TURNED ON.

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

MISSED APPROACH..DELAYED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

MISSED APPROACH..DELAYED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

CONTROL TOWER..NOT OPERATING


Contributing Factors

CONTROL TOWER..NOT OPERATING


Contributing Factors

IN-FLIGHT PLANNING/DECISION..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

IN-FLIGHT PLANNING/DECISION..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..BELOW APPROACH/LANDING MINIMUMS


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..BELOW APPROACH/LANDING MINIMUMS


Contributing Factors

IFR PROCEDURE..NOT FOLLOWED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

IFR PROCEDURE..NOT FOLLOWED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

AIRPORT FACILITIES,INSTRUMENT APPROACH LIGHTS..LOSS(PARTIAL)


Contributing Factors

AIRPORT FACILITIES,INSTRUMENT APPROACH LIGHTS..LOSS(PARTIAL)


Contributing Factors

PROCEDURES/DIRECTIVES..NOT UNDERSTOOD..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

PROCEDURES/DIRECTIVES..NOT UNDERSTOOD..PILOT IN COMMAND

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