NTSB Identification: ANC78IA036
14 CFR Part 121 Scheduled operation of WESTERN AIR LINES INC
Aircraft: DOUGLAS DC-10, registration: N68054

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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4-0015   78/5/9    ANCHORAGE,AK        DOUGLAS DC-10       CR-  0  0  8  SCHED DOM PASSG SRV       AIRLINE TRANSPORT, AGE
        TIME - 2235                    N68054              PX-  0  0162                            UNK/NR, UNK/NR TOTAL
                                       DAMAGE-MINOR        OT-  0  0  0                            HOURS, UNK/NR IN TYPE,
                                                                                                   INSTRUMENT RATED.
        CLASSIFIED AS INCIDENT
        NAME OF AIRPORT - ANCHORAGE INTL
        OPERATOR - WESTERN AIR LINES,INC.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION         LAST ENROUTE STOP
          HOUSTON,TX                  ANCHORAGE,AK                 DENVER,CO
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLIDED WITH: OBJECT                                    TAXI: FROM LANDING
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - MISJUDGED CLEARANCE
           PERSONNEL - DISPATCHING (AIR CARRIER ONLY): OTHER
        FACTOR(S)
           PERSONNEL - OPERATIONAL SUPERVISORY PERSONNEL: INADEQUATE SUPERVISION/TRAINING OF RAMP CREWS
           AIRFRAME - FUSELAGE: OTHER
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - ICE-WINDSHIELD
        REMARKS- JETWAY-OPS.UNAWARE JETWAY IN WRONG POSITION.WINDSHIELD HEAT INOP.

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