NTSB Identification: MIA84IA025.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 23798.
Scheduled 14 CFR operation of EASTERN AIRLINES INC.
Incident occurred Sunday, November 06, 1983 in MIAMI, FL
Aircraft: AIRBUS INDUSTRIE A-300B4-2C, registration: N203EA
Injuries: 250 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.

DURING TAKEOFF GROUND ROLL THE NO-4 TIRE FAILED FOLLOWED BY FAILURES OF THE OTHER SURROUNDING TIRES. THE TAKEOFF WAS ABORTED AND THERE WAS NO FIRE. THE FUSE PLUG IN THE NO-4 TIRE WAS FOUND PARTIALLY MELTED.

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

SAFETY SYSTEM(OTHER)..FAILURE,PARTIAL

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