NTSB Identification: NYC77IA020
14 CFR Part 121 Scheduled operation of EASTERN AIR LINES INC
Aircraft: BOEING 727, registration: N8106N

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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4-0014   76/12/7   PHILADELPHIA,PA     BOEING 727          CR-  0  0  6  SCHED DOM PASSG SRV       AIRLINE TRANSPORT, AGE
        TIME - 0831                    N8106N              PX-  0  0 23                            UNK/NR, UNK/NR TOTAL
                                       DAMAGE-MINOR        OT-  0  0  0                            HOURS, UNK/NR IN TYPE,
                                                                                                   INSTRUMENT RATED.
        CLASSIFIED AS INCIDENT
        NAME OF AIRPORT - PHILADELPHIA INTL
        OPERATOR - EASTERN AIR LINES,INC.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          SYRACUSE,NY                 PHILADELPHIA,PA
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           GROUND-WATER LOOP-SWERVE                                 LANDING: ROLL
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO MAINTAIN DIRECTIONAL CONTROL
        FACTOR(S)
           AIRPORTS/AIRWAYS/FACILITIES - AIRPORT CONDITIONS: WET RUNWAY
           WEATHER - UNFAVORABLE WIND CONDITIONS
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          OVERCAST                                                  1100
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          4 MILES OR LESS                                          RAIN
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  RELATIVE BEARING OF WIND
          FOG                                                      RIGHT CROSS WIND 068-112 DEGREES
        WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES                                   WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS
          160                                                       24
        TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS                               TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          VFR                                                      IFR
        REMARKS- REPORTD WINDS 160 DEG AT 24KTS GUSTING TO 34KTS.

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