NTSB Identification: NYC73IN146
14 CFR Part 121 Scheduled operation of EASTERN AIR LINES INC
Aircraft: LOCKHEED 1011, registration: N313EA

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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4-0014  73/5/31    PHILADELPHIA,PA     LOCKHEED 1011       CR-  0  0 13  SCHED INTERNATL PASSG SRV AIRLINE TRANSPORT, AGE
        TIME - 0742                    N313EA              PX-  0  0 11                            UNK/NR, UNK/NR TOTAL
                                       DAMAGE-NONE         OT-  0  0  0                            HOURS, UNK/NR IN TYPE,
                                                                                                   INSTRUMENT RATED.
        CLASSIFIED AS INCIDENT
        NAME OF AIRPORT - PHILADELPHIA
        OPERATOR - EASTERN AIR LINES,INC.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION         LAST ENROUTE STOP
          JAMAICA,NY                  SAN JUAN,PR                  PHILADELPHIA,PA
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           MISCELLANEOUS                                            LANDING: FINAL APPROACH
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           SYSTEMS - AUTO PILOT: OTHER
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - IMPROPERLY INSTALLED
        EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES - PRECAUTIONARY LANDING ON AIRPORT
                                  DIRECTIONAL CONTROL PROBLEM
                                  SUSPECTED MECHANICAL DISCREPANCY
        REMARKS- AUTO PLT HOOK ENGAGED RUDDER SERVO DUE IMPROPER WIRING.CAUSED UNWANTED PEDAL DEFLECTION.LND OK.

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