NTSB Identification: CHI83LA272.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 21451.
Scheduled 14 CFR OZARK AIRLINES, INC.
Accident occurred Tuesday, June 21, 1983 in MILWAUKEE, WI
Aircraft: DOUGLAS DC-9-30, registration: N980Z
Injuries: 1 Serious,9 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

A JETWAY COLLAPSED AS PASSENGER LOADING COMMENCED. THE DRIVE GEAR FAILED & OIL WAS FOUND TO BE CONTIMINATED WITH WATER. HEAT HAD TRANSFERRED TO THE WORM GEAR WHICH WAS MISALIGNED & WAS NOT MANUFACTURED FOR ACFT USE SPECIFICATIONS.

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

AIRPORT FACILITIES,RAMP FACILITIES..FAILURE,TOTAL

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