NTSB Identification: DCA71AZ014
14 CFR Part 121 Scheduled operation of TRANS CARIBBEAN AIRWAYS INC
Aircraft: BOEING 727, registration: N8790R

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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1-0026  70/12/28   ST THOMAS,VI        BOEING 727          CR-  0  2  5  SCHED INTERNATL PASSG SRV AIRLINE TRANSPORT, AGE
        TIME - 1442                    N8790R              PX-  2  9 37                            40, 10666 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            170 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - CHARLOTTE AMALIE
        OPERATOR - TRANS CARIBBEAN AIRWAYS,INC.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION         LAST ENROUTE STOP
          JAMACIA,NY                  ST THOMAS,VI                 SAN JUAN,PR
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           HARD LANDING                                             LANDING: LEVEL OFF/TOUCHDOWN
           GEAR COLLAPSED                                           LANDING: LEVEL OFF/TOUCHDOWN
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER LEVEL OFF
           PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER RECOVERY FROM BOUNCED LANDING
        FACTOR(S)
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - CREW COORDINATION-POOR
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - OVERLOAD FAILURE
         FIRE AFTER IMPACT
        REMARKS- HI BOUNCE FRM POOR APCH-T/D.USED IMPROPER RCVRY TECH.LACK OF COCKPIT CREW COORD CONTRB TO ACDNT.

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