NTSB Identification: DCA74AZ012
14 CFR Part 121 Scheduled operation of EASTERN AIR LINES INC
Aircraft: DOUGLAS DC-9, registration: N8967E

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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1-0029  73/11/27   NORTH CANTON,OHIO   DOUGLAS DC-9        CR-  0  3  2  SCHED DOM PASSG SRV       AIRLINE TRANSPORT, AGE
        TIME - 2129                    N8967E              PX-  0 13  8                            40, 10881 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            736 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - AKRON-CANTON RGNL
        OPERATOR - EASTERN AIR LINES,INC.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION         LAST ENROUTE STOP
          MIAMI,FLA                   NORTH CANTON,OHIO            PITTSBURGH,PA
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           OVERSHOOT                                                LANDING: LEVEL OFF/TOUCHDOWN
           COLLIDED WITH: DIRT BANK                                 LANDING: OTHER
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO INITIATE GO-AROUND
        FACTOR(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - MISJUDGED SPEED
           INSTRUMENTS/EQUIPMENT AND ACCESSORIES - FLIGHT AND NAVIGATION INSTRUMENTS: OTHER
           WEATHER - LOW CEILING
           WEATHER - RAIN
           WEATHER - FOG
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - DOWNWIND
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - HYDROPLANING ON WET RUNWAY
           AIRPORTS/AIRWAYS/FACILITIES - AIRPORT CONDITIONS: WET RUNWAY
        WEATHER BRIEFING - COMPANY DISPATCH
        WEATHER FORECAST - WEATHER SLIGHTLY WORSE THAN FORECAST
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          OBSCURATION                                               200
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          2 MILES OR LESS                                          RAIN SHOWERS
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  RELATIVE BEARING OF WIND
          FOG                                                      RIGHT QUARTERING TAIL WIND 203-247 DEGREES
        TEMPERATURE-F                                            WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES
           59                                                      160
        WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS                                      TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
           9                                                       IFR
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          IFR
        REMARKS- LNDD ABT 2200-2600FT DWN RWY,RAN OFF END.LACK OF A/S AWARENESS.ERRONEOUS SPEED COMMAND INDICATION.

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