NTSB Identification: IAD74II016
14 CFR Part 121 Scheduled operation of EASTERN AIR LINES INC
Aircraft: DOUGLAS DC-9, registration: N8966E

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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4-0034  73/9/13    CHARLOTTE,NC        DOUGLAS DC-9        CR-  0  0  5  SCHED DOM PASSG SRV       AIRLINE TRANSPORT, AGE
        TIME - 2000                    N8966E              PX-  0  0 89                            UNK/NR, UNK/NR TOTAL
                                       DAMAGE-MINOR        OT-  0  0  0                            HOURS, UNK/NR IN TYPE,
                                                                                                   INSTRUMENT RATED.
        CLASSIFIED AS INCIDENT
        NAME OF AIRPORT - DOUGLAS MUNI
        OPERATOR - EASTERN AIR LINES,INC.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          NEW YORK,NY                 CHARLOTTE,NC
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           UNDERSHOOT                                               LANDING: FINAL APPROACH
           COLLIDED WITH: WIRES/POLES                               LANDING: FINAL APPROACH
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - INADEQUATE SUPERVISION OF FLIGHT
           COPILOT - IMPROPER IFR OPERATION
        FACTOR(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - MISJUDGED DISTANCE AND ALTITUDE
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - INSTRUMENTS-MISREAD OR FAILED TO READ
           TERRAIN - HIGH OBSTRUCTIONS
        REMARKS- HIT 30  POLE AT MM DRG ILS APCH.LNDD OK.L FLAP DMGD.RWY,APCH LITES IN SIGHT FRM OM.

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