NTSB Identification: LAX71AL040
14 CFR Part 121 Scheduled operation of CONTINENTAL AIR LINES INC
Aircraft: BOEING 727, registration: N88709

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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1-0047  70/12/16   BURBANK,CALIF       BOEING 727          CR-  0  0  8  SCHED DOM PASSG SRV       AIRLINE TRANSPORT, AGE
        TIME - 2012                    N88709              PX-  0  0 83                            38, 6700 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            2400 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - BURBANK
        OPERATOR - CONTINENTAL AIR LINES,INC.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION         LAST ENROUTE STOP
          SEATTLE,WASH                ONTARIO,CALIF                BURBANK,CALIF
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           GEAR COLLAPSED                                           LANDING: ROLL
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           AIRFRAME - LANDING GEAR: MAIN GEAR-SHOCK ABSORBING ASSY,STRUTS,ATTACHMENTS,ETC.
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - FATIGUE FRACTURE
        FACTOR(S)
           PERSONNEL - PRODUCTION-DESIGN-PERSONNEL: OTHER
        REMARKS- LEFT MLG TRUNNION BEAM FAILED AT BEARING HOLE,STRESS CORROSION CRACKING.AREA NOT PROTECTED.

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