NTSB Identification: LAX81FA027
14 CFR Part 121 Nonscheduled operation of UNITED AIR LINES INC
Aircraft: DOUGLAS DC-8, registration: N8089U

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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1-0014  80/12/29   PHOENIX,AZ          DOUGLAS DC-8        CR-  0  0  9  NS/CTR REVENUE PASSG DOM  AIRLINE TRANSPORT, AGE
        TIME - 1717                    N8089U              PX-  0  2236                            49, 13500 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            6434 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - SKY HARBOR INTNL
        OPERATOR - UNITED AIR LINES,INC.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          PHOENIX,AZ                  COLUMBUS,OH
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           GEAR COLLAPSED                                           TAXI: TO TAKEOFF
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           AIRFRAME - LANDING GEAR: MAIN GEAR-SHOCK ABSORBING ASSY,STRUTS,ATTACHMENTS,ETC.
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - FATIGUE FRACTURE
         FIRE AFTER IMPACT
        REMARKS- STRESS CORROSION FATIGUE FAILURE OF R MAIN GR BOGIE BEAM P/N5774700-500.PAX/CREW EVACUATED.

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