NTSB Identification: NYC63A0160
14 CFR Part 121 Scheduled operation of EASTERN AIR LINES INC
Aircraft: DOUGLAS DC-7B, registration: N841D

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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1-0027  63/3/12    BOSTON,MASS         DOUGLAS DC-7B       CR-  0  0  5  SCHED DOM PASSG SRV       AIRLINE TRANSPORT, AGE
        TIME - 0854                    N841D               PX-  0  0 15                            43, 13589 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            1502 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - LOGAN INTL
        OPERATOR - EASTERN AIR LINES,INC.
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           GROUND-WATER LOOP-SWERVE                                 LANDING: ROLL
           GEAR COLLAPSED                                           LANDING: ROLL
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           AIRFRAME - LANDING GEAR: MAIN GEAR-SHOCK ABSORBING ASSY,STRUTS,ATTACHMENTS,ETC.
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - MATERIAL FAILURE
           WEATHER - UNFAVORABLE WIND CONDITIONS
        FACTOR(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO MAINTAIN DIRECTIONAL CONTROL
        WEATHER BRIEFING - COMPANY DISPATCH
        WEATHER FORECAST - FORECAST SUBSTANTIALLY CORRECT
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          BROKEN/LOWER SCATTERED                                    900
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          2 MILES OR LESS                                          RAIN
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  RELATIVE BEARING OF WIND
          FOG                                                      RIGHT QUARTERING HEAD WIND 023-067 DEGREES
        TEMPERATURE-F                                            WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES
           33                                                      100
        WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS                                      TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
           20                                                      IFR
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          IFR
        REMARKS- RT MAIN LDG GR SHOCK STRUT CYL FAILED. LANDED WITH STRONG X-WIND COMPONENT.

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