NTSB Identification: NYC70A0055
14 CFR Part 121 Scheduled operation of EASTERN AIR LINES INC
Aircraft: DOUGLAS DC-8, registration: N8610

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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1-0054  69/11/28   NEWARK,NJ           DOUGLAS DC-8        CR-  0  0  7  SCHED INTERNATL PASSG SRV AIRLINE TRANSPORT, AGE
        TIME - 0948                    N8610               PX-  0  0116                            58, 23718 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            1195 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - NEWARK
        OPERATOR - EASTERN AIR LINES,INC.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          NEWARK,NJ                   SAN JUAN,PR
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           FIRE OR EXPLOSION: ON GROUND                             TAKEOFF: RUN
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           POWERPLANT - COMPRESSOR ASSEMBLY: DISC, COMPRESSOR ROTOR
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - FATIGUE FRACTURE
        REMARKS- 12TH STAGE COMPRESSOR DISC,NR 4 ENG,FAILED. ABORTED SAFELY.

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