NTSB Identification: IAD78IA040
14 CFR Part 121 Scheduled operation of EASTERN AIR LINES INC
Aircraft: DOUGLAS DC-9, registration: N8953E

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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4-0001  78/2/10    WASHINGTON,DC       DOUGLAS DC-9        CR-  0  0  4  SCHED DOM PASSG SRV       AIRLINE TRANSPORT, AGE
        TIME - 0820                    N8953E              PX-  0  0 33                            UNK/NR, UNK/NR TOTAL
                                       DAMAGE-NONE         OT-  0  0  0                            HOURS, UNK/NR IN TYPE,
                                                                                                   INSTRUMENT RATED.
        CLASSIFIED AS INCIDENT
        OPERATOR - EASTERN AIR LINES,INC.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          NEWARK,NJ                   CHARLOTTE,NC
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           MISCELLANEOUS                                            IN FLIGHT: NORMAL CRUISE
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           SYSTEMS - OTHER SYSTEMS: OTHER
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - OVERHEATED
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - ELECTRICAL FAILURE
           PERSONNEL - MAINTENANCE,SERVICING,INSPECTION: IMPROPER MAINTENANCE (MAINTENANCE PERSONNEL)
           PERSONNEL - OPERATIONAL SUPERVISORY PERSONNEL: FAILURE TO PROVIDE ADEQ.DIRECTIVES,MANUAL,EQUIPMENT
        REMARKS- TWO FLT ATTENDANTS INCAPACITATED BY FUMES.GALLEY OWENS WIRES EXHIBITED SHORTING & OVERHEATING.

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