NTSB Identification: DCA75AZ015
14 CFR Part 121 Scheduled operation of EASTERN AIR LINES INC
Aircraft: BOEING 727, registration: N8845E

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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1-0006  75/6/24    JAMAICA,NY          BOEING 727          CR-  6  2  0  SCHED DOM PASSG SRV       AIRLINE TRANSPORT, AGE
        TIME - 1605                    N8845E              PX-106 10  0                            54, 17381 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            2813 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - JFK INTL
        OPERATOR - EASTERN AIR LINES,INC.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          NEW ORLEANS,LA              JAMAICA,NY
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           UNDERSHOOT                                               LANDING: FINAL APPROACH
           COLLIDED WITH: RUNWAY OR APPROACH LIGHTS                 LANDING: FINAL APPROACH
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           WEATHER - WIND SHEAR
           WEATHER - THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY
        FACTOR(S)
           WEATHER - DOWNDRAFT,UPDRAFTS
           PERSONNEL - TRAFFIC CONTROL PERSONNEL: CLEARED AIRCRAFT TO WRONG RUNWAY FOR EXISTING CONDITION
           PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER IN-FLIGHT DECISIONS OR PLANNING
        WEATHER BRIEFING - COMPANY DISPATCH
        WEATHER FORECAST - FORECAST SUBSTANTIALLY CORRECT
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          BROKEN/LOWER SCATTERED                                    5000
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          4 MILES OR LESS                                          THUNDERSTORM
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES
          NONE                                                     100
        WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS                                      TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
           4                                                       IFR
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          IFR
         FIRE AFTER IMPACT
        REMARKS- CONTD USE OF RWY,SHOULD HV BECOME EVDNT TO ATC & CREW SVR WX HAZ EXISTED ALONG APCH PATH.

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