NTSB Identification: FTW71AF078
14 CFR Part 121 Scheduled operation of TEXAS INTL AIRLINES INC.
Aircraft: DOUGLAS DC-9, registration: N1304T

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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1-0038  71/5/22  NR.MCALLEN,TEX        DOUGLAS DC-9        CR-  0  0  5  SCHED DOM PASSG SRV       AIRLINE TRANSPORT, AGE
        TIME - 1213                    N1304T              PX-  0  0 65                            49, 22166 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            1970 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        OPERATOR - TEXAS INTERNATIONAL AIRLINES,INC.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
         MCALLEN,TEX                  HOUSTON,TEX
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           AIRFRAME FAILURE: IN FLIGHT                              IN FLIGHT: CLIMB TO CRUISE
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           AIRFRAME - FUSELAGE: DOORS,DOOR FRAMES
           SYSTEMS - HYDRAULIC SYSTEM: OTHER
           PERSONNEL - MAINTENANCE,SERVICING,INSPECTION: INADEQUATE MAINTENANCE AND INSPECTION
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - EXPLOSIVE DECOMPRESSION
        EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES - PRECAUTIONARY LANDING ON AIRPORT
                                  DOOR/PANEL OPEN
        REMARKS- MODIFICATION TO ISOLATE MAIN CARGO DOOR HYD SYS FROM MAIN HYD SYS IMPROPER.DOOR OPENED IN FLT.

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