NTSB Identification: MIA83FA159.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 23223.
Scheduled 14 CFR DOMINICANA DE AVIATION
Accident occurred Friday, June 10, 1983 in SAN JUAN
Aircraft: BOEING 727-200, registration: HI242
Injuries: 1 Serious,6 Minor,145 Uninjured.
NTSB investigators either traveled in support of this investigation or conducted a significant amount of investigative work without any travel, and used data obtained from various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.
AS THE ACFT WAS DEPARTING, THE AIRLINE COMPANY RECEIVED INFO CONCERNING A BOMB THREAT. THE AIRCREW WERE INSTRUCTED TO RETURN TO THE ARPT & LAND. AFTER LANDING, THE ACFT WAS PARKED AT AN ISOLATED AREA & PORTABLE STAIRS WERE POSITIONED AT THE LEFT FORWARD DOOR. THE REAR DOOR COULD NOT BE OPENED IMMEDIATELY DUE TO AN APPARENT MALFUNCTION. DURING THE EVACUATION, SEVERAL PASSENGERS PROCEEDED TO OPEN AN OVERWING EMERGENCY EXIT & JUMP FROM THE LEADING EDGE OF THE WING. ONE PASSENGER WAS SERIOUSLY INJURED & 6 RECEIVED MINOR INJURIES.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:UNSAFE/HAZARDOUS CONDITION..INTENTIONAL..OTHER PERSON
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:CREW/GROUP COORDINATION..INADEQUATE
PRESSURE INDUCED BY OTHERS..OTHER PERSON
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