NTSB Identification: IAD74AI035
14 CFR Part 121 Scheduled operation of EASTERN AIR LINES INC
Aircraft: DOUGLAS DC-9, registration: N8978E

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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1-0035  73/12/17   GREENSBORO,NC       DOUGLAS DC-9        CR-  0  0  4  SCHED DOM PASSG SRV       AIRLINE TRANSPORT, AGE
        TIME - 1545                    N8978E              PX-  0  0 85                            49, 10000 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            1400 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - HIGH POINT
        OPERATOR - EASTERN AIR LINES,INC.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION         LAST ENROUTE STOP
          RALEIGH-DURHAM,NC           CHICAGO,ILL                  GREENSBORO,NC
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           ENGINE FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION                            TAKEOFF: RUN
           COLLIDED WITH: OBJECT                                    TAKEOFF: ABORTED
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO FOLLOW APPROVED PROCEDURES,DIRECTIVES,ETC.
           PILOT IN COMMAND - DELAYED ACTION IN ABORTING TAKEOFF
           PERSONNEL - AIRPORT SUPERVISORY PERSONNEL: IMPROPER MAINTENANCE-AIRPORT FACILITIES
           MISCELLANEOUS - FOREIGN MATERIAL AFFECTING NORMAL OPERATIONS
           POWERPLANT - MISCELLANEOUS: COMPRESSOR STALLS
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO MAINTAIN DIRECTIONAL CONTROL
        FACTOR(S)
           AIRPORTS/AIRWAYS/FACILITIES - AIRPORT CONDITIONS: ICE/SLUSH ON RUNWAY
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - DOWNWIND
           AIRPORTS/AIRWAYS/FACILITIES - AIRPORT CONDITIONS: OTHER
        PARTIAL POWER LOSS - PARTIAL LOSS OF POWER - 2 ENGINES
         FIRE AFTER IMPACT
        REMARKS- 2IN SNO RPTD RWY 5.TKOF,ENCTRD HVY SLUSH,CONT INTO HVYR SLUSH.RWY,MEAS 3-5IN SNO,SLUSH.HIT TWY LIP

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