NTSB Identification: ANC84IA002.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 23179.
Scheduled 14 CFR WESTERN AIRLINES
Incident occurred Friday, October 07, 1983 in JUNEAU, AK
Aircraft: BOEING 727-247, registration: N2808W
Injuries: 87 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 DEVELOPED SMOKE IN THE COCKPIT ON TAKEOFF & SUBSEQUENTLY THE SMOKE ABATED. A SECOND EPISODE OCCURRED AT THE TOP OF THE CLIMB. THE RIGHT HAND TAXI LIGHT SWITCH HAD FAILED IN AN OVERHEAT CONDITION & BURNED THE INSULATION FROM AN ADJACENTWIRE.

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

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM,ELECTRIC SWITCH..BURNED

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

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM,ELECTRIC WIRING..BURNED

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