NTSB Identification: ATL83IA201.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 25584.
Scheduled 14 CFR PIEDMONT AVIATION INC.
Incident occurred Friday, May 27, 1983 in CHARLOTTE, NC
Aircraft: BOEING 727-200, registration: N856N
Injuries: 150 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 #3 ENG SUSTAINED AN UNCONTAINED FAILURE OF THE #4 1/2 BEARING OF THE TURBINE SECTION, DUE TO FATIGUE CRACKING OF THE ROLLER BEARING CAGE.

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

TURBINE ASSEMBLY,AFT FAN..FAILURE,TOTAL

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

TURBINE ASSEMBLY,AFT FAN..FATIGUE

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