NTSB Identification: MIA78FA052
14 CFR Part 121 Nonscheduled operation of TRANS-INTERNATIONAL AIRLINES
Aircraft: LOCKHEED L188C, registration: N859U

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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1-0007  78/3/11  NR.FORT MYERS,FL      LOCKHEED L188C      CR-  0  0  3  NS/CTR REVENUE CARGO DOM  AIRLINE TRANSPORT, AGE
        TIME - 1325                    N859U               PX-  0  0  5                            55, 19552 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            7000 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        OPERATOR - TRANS-INTERNATIONAL AIRLINES,INC.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION         LAST ENROUTE STOP
          MIAMI,FL                    ONTARIO,CA                   OCALA,FL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           FIRE OR EXPLOSION: IN FLIGHT                             IN FLIGHT: NORMAL CRUISE
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           AIRFRAME - LANDING GEAR: BRAKING SYSTEM (NORMAL SYSTEM)
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - MATERIAL FAILURE
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - EXCESSIVE TEMPERATURE
        FACTOR(S)
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - FIRE IN BRAKES,WHEEL ASSEMBLY,WHEEL WELL
           AIRFRAME - LANDING GEAR: NOSEWHEEL ASSEMBLIES
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - BURST
        REMARKS- EXCESSIVE BRAKE HEAT CONDUCTED TO WHEEL & TIRE. RETRACTED TIRE EXPLODED DESTROYING NACELLE.

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