NTSB Identification: FTW83IA005.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 22511.
Scheduled 14 CFR operation of EASTERN AIRLINES INC.
Incident occurred Sunday, October 03, 1982 in KENNER, LA
Aircraft: BOEING 727-225A, registration: N817EA
Injuries: 112 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 PLT DEPARTED WITH A TAIL WIND WHICH EXCEEDED THE ALLOWABLE COMPONENT. ROTATION WAS OBSERVED TO HAVE OCCURRED AT THE DEPARTURE THRESHOLD. THE ACFT WAS ESTIMATED TO BE AT 25 TO 30 FT AGL WHEN IT WAS 1330 FT BEYOND THE DEPARTURE END OF THERUNWAY. TWO PERSONS IN A PARKING LOT WERE KNOCKED TO THE GROUND.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this incident to be:MISCELLANEOUS
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