NTSB Identification: MIA75IM005
14 CFR Part 121 Scheduled operation of EASTERN AIR LINES INC
Aircraft: LOCKHEED 1011, registration: N324EA

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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4-0016   74/7/8  NR.MEXICO CITY,MEX    LOCKHEED 1011       CR-  0  0 13  SCHED DOM PASSG SRV       AIRLINE TRANSPORT, AGE
        TIME - 1900                    N324EA              PX-  0  0 60                            54, 23695 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-MINOR        OT-  0  0  0                            630 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        CLASSIFIED AS INCIDENT
        OPERATOR - EASTERN AIR LINES,INC.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          ACAPULCO,MEX               MEXICO CITY,MEX
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           HAIL DAMAGE TO AIRCRAFT                                  IN FLIGHT: CLIMB TO CRUISE
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           AIRFRAME - FUSELAGE: WINDSHIELDS,WINDOWS,CANOPIES
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - MATERIAL FAILURE
        FACTOR(S)
           PERSONNEL - PRODUCTION-DESIGN-PERSONNEL: POOR/INADEQUATE DESIGN
           WEATHER - THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY
           WEATHER - HAIL
           MISCELLANEOUS - STATIC DISCHARGE
        WEATHER BRIEFING - COMPANY DISPATCH
        WEATHER FORECAST - FORECAST SUBSTANTIALLY CORRECT
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          BROKEN                                                    11000
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED                                      HAIL, RAIN
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
          UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED                                     IFR
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          IFR
        REMARKS- OUTER LAYER OF PLT AND CP WINDSHIELD SHATTERED DUE TO HAIL.

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