NTSB Identification: DCA73AZ005
14 CFR Part 121 Scheduled operation of EASTERN AIR LINES INC
Aircraft: LOCKHEED 1011, registration: N310EA

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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1-0016  72/12/29 NR.MIAMI,FLA          LOCKHEED 1011       CR-  5 10  0  SCHED DOM PASSG SRV       AIRLINE TRANSPORT, AGE
        TIME - 2342                    N310EA              PX- 94 50 17                            55, 29700 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            280 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        OPERATOR - EASTERN AIR LINES,INC.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          JAMAICA,NY                 MIAMI,FLA
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLISION WITH GROUND/WATER: UNCONTROLLED                IN FLIGHT: UNCONTROLLED DESCENT
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - INADEQUATE SUPERVISION OF FLIGHT
           PILOT IN COMMAND - DIVERTED ATTENTION FROM OPERATION OF AIRCRAFT
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - INSTRUMENTS-MISREAD OR FAILED TO READ
        FACTOR(S)
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - CREW COORDINATION-POOR
           AIRFRAME - LANDING GEAR: LANDING GEAR WARNING AND INDICATING COMPONENTS
         FIRE AFTER IMPACT
        REMARKS- CREW DIDNT MONITOR INST & DETECT UNEXPECTED DESCENT.PREOCCUPIED BY NOSE GR PSN IND SYS MALFUNCTION

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