NTSB Identification: CHI84IA060.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 23805.
Scheduled 14 CFR CAPITOL AIR, INC.
Incident occurred Wednesday, December 14, 1983 in CHICAGO, IL
Aircraft: MCDONNELL DOUGLAS DC-8-61, registration: N914CL
Injuries: 260 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.

A DC-8-61 OPERATED BY CAPITOL AIR INC EXPERIENCED A PARTIAL FAILURE OF THE LEFT MAIN GEAR ON THE LANDING ROLL. THE REAR PORTION OF THE LEFT MAIN LANDING GEAR BOGIE & BOTH REAR TIRES WERE SEPARATED. COMPONENTS OF THE LEFT LANDING GEAR WERE SUBMITTED TO MCDONNELL DOUGLAS FOR EXAMINATION.

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

LANDING GEAR,MAIN GEAR..FAILURE,PARTIAL

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