NTSB Identification: MIA73AM048
14 CFR Part 121 Scheduled operation of EASTERN AIR LINES INC
Aircraft: BOEING 727, registration: N8156G

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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1-0040   72/11/8   ATLANTA,GA          BOEING 727          CR-  0  0  3  SCHED INTERNATL CARGO SRV AIRLINE TRANSPORT, AGE
        TIME - 2255                    N8156G              PX-  0  0  0                            47, UNK/NR TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            1767 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - HARTSFIELD
        OPERATOR - EASTERN AIR LINES,INC.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          ATLANTA,GA                  SAN JUAN,PR
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           GEAR COLLAPSED                                           TAXI: TO TAKEOFF
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           AIRFRAME - LANDING GEAR: MAIN GEAR-SHOCK ABSORBING ASSY,STRUTS,ATTACHMENTS,ETC.
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - CORRODED/CORROSION
        REMARKS- MLG REAR TRUNNION SUPPORT BEAM FAILED DUE STRESS CORROSION CRACKING.

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