NTSB Identification: MIA84IA012.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 23159.
Scheduled 14 CFR operation of NORTHEASTER INTER. AIRWAYS
Incident occurred Wednesday, October 19, 1983 in MIAMI, FL
Aircraft: BOEING 727-21, registration: N357PA
Injuries: 73 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 NOSE GEAR FAILED TO EXTEND DUE TO IMPAIRMENT OF THE RETRACTION/EXTENSION MECHANISM BY THE COMPLETE BLOCKAGE OF A HYDRAULIC PASSAGWAY WITH FOREIGN MATTER SIMILAR TO RUBBER.

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

LANDING GEAR,NORMAL RETRACTION/EXTENSION ASSEMBLY..FAILURE,TOTAL

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

FLUID,HYDRAULIC..BLOCKED(TOTAL)

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