NTSB Identification: MIA76IM072
14 CFR Part 121 Scheduled operation of DELTA AIR LINES INC
Aircraft: BOEING 727, registration: N468DA

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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4-0008  76/3/16    BIRMINGHAM,AL       BOEING 727          CR-  0  0  7  SCHED DOM PASSG SRV       AIRLINE TRANSPORT, AGE
        TIME - 0043                    N468DA              PX-  0  0 93                            40, 8000 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-MINOR        OT-  0  0  0                            1040 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        CLASSIFIED AS INCIDENT
        NAME OF AIRPORT - BIRMINGHAM MUNI
        OPERATOR - DELTA AIR LINES,INC.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          ATLANTA,GA                  BIRMINGHAM,AL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           GROUND-WATER LOOP-SWERVE                                 LANDING: ROLL
           COLLIDED WITH: RUNWAY OR APPROACH LIGHTS                 LANDING: ROLL
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           COPILOT - FAILED TO MAINTAIN DIRECTIONAL CONTROL
           PILOT IN COMMAND - INADEQUATE SUPERVISION OF FLIGHT
           AIRPORTS/AIRWAYS/FACILITIES - AIRPORT CONDITIONS: WET RUNWAY
        FACTOR(S)
           WEATHER - SUDDEN WINDSHIFT
           WEATHER - OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION
           WEATHER - THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - HYDROPLANING ON WET RUNWAY
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - DOWNWIND
        WEATHER BRIEFING - COMPANY DISPATCH
        WEATHER FORECAST - FORECAST SUBSTANTIALLY CORRECT
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          OVERCAST                                                  400
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          2 MILES OR LESS                                           RAIN SHOWERS, THUNDERSTORM
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  RELATIVE BEARING OF WIND
          FOG                                                      RIGHT QUARTERING TAIL WIND 203-247 DEGREES
        TEMPERATURE-F                                            WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES
           63                                                      160
        WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS                                      TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
           10                                                      IFR
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          IFR
        REMARKS- ACFT ENTRD HVY RAIN AFTR T/D AND BEGAN SLIDING TO THE L.THE L MLG STRUCK RWY LGTS OFF PAVED SFC.

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