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Safety Recommendation Details

Safety Recommendation A-74-064
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Synopsis: ON DECEMBER 15, 1973, AN AIRCRAFT POOL LEASING CORPORATION SUPER CONSTELLATION L-1049H, OPERATING AS A CARGO CARRIER, CRASHED INTO A RESIDENTIAL AREA SHORTLY AFTER TAKING OFF FROM MIAMI INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, MIAMI, FLORIDA. IT WAS A NONSCHEDULED CARGO FLIGHT TO CARACAS, VENEZUELA, WHICH WAS ORIGINALLY PLANNED TO OPERATE UNDER THE PROVISIONS OF 14 CFR 91D.
Recommendation: ISSUE A MEDICAL ALERT BULLETIN (SIMILAR TO YOUR FLIGHT STANDARDS MAINTENANCE/OPERATIONS BULLETINS) TO AME'S AND OTHER FAA MEDICAL PERSONNEL, INCORPORATING THE ESSENTIAL ELEMENTS OF THIS CASE, TO EMPHASIZE THE NEED FOR THOROUGH PROCESSING OF MEDICAL CERTIFICATION RECORDS, SAFEGUARDING OF MEDICAL FORMS, AND CAUTIONING OF PRESIGNING MEDICAL CERTIFICATES.
Original recommendation transmittal letter: PDF
Overall Status: Closed - Acceptable Action
Mode: Aviation
Location: Miami, FL, United States
Is Reiterated: No
Is Hazmat: No
Is NPRM: No
Accident #: DCA74AZ013
Accident Reports: Aircraft Pool Leasing Corporation, Lockheed Super Constellation, L-1049H, N6917C
Report #: AAR-74-11
Accident Date: 12/15/1973
Issue Date: 8/21/1974
Date Closed: 2/20/1975
Addressee(s) and Addressee Status: FAA (Closed - Acceptable Action)
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Safety Recommendation History
From: NTSB
To: FAA
Date: 2/20/1975
Response: Closed--acceptable action.

From: FAA
To: NTSB
Date: 9/16/1974
Response: AN ARTICLE IS BEING DRAFTED FOR THE FEDERAL AIR SURGEON'S BULLETIN THAT IS SENT TO ALL AMES FROM TIME TO TIME. THE FLIGHT ENGINEER'S STORY WILL BE TOLD AND THE ABOVE POINTS WILL BE EMPHASIZED.