NTSB Identification: IAD74II011
14 CFR Part 121 Scheduled operation of BRANIFF AIRWAYS INC
Aircraft: BOEING 727, registration: N7279

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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4-0027  73/8/14    MEMPHIS,TENN        BOEING 727          CR-  0  0  6  SCHED DOM PASSG SRV       AIRLINE TRANSPORT, AGE
        TIME - 1829                    N7279               PX-  0  0 37                            UNK/NR, UNK/NR TOTAL
                                       DAMAGE-MINOR        OT-  0  0  0                            HOURS, UNK/NR IN TYPE,
                                                                                                   INSTRUMENT RATED.
        CLASSIFIED AS INCIDENT
        NAME OF AIRPORT - MEMPHIS INTL
        OPERATOR - BRANIFF AIRWAYS,INC.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          WASHINGTON,DC               MEMPHIS,TENN
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           WHEELS-UP                                                LANDING: LEVEL OFF/TOUCHDOWN
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           AIRFRAME - LANDING GEAR: NORMAL RETRACTION/EXTENSION ASSEMBLY
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - FATIGUE FRACTURE
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - JAMMED
        FACTOR(S)
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - LANDED ON FOAMED RUNWAY
        REMARKS- MN FEEDER TUBE,RETRACT ACT ASSY.DMGD SLIDE VALVE BLOCKED PISTON MOVEMENT TO DN/LK POSIT.L GR UP.

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