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Safety Recommendation Details

Safety Recommendation A-74-118
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Synopsis: ON JANUARY 31, 1974, PAN AMERICAN WORLD AIRWAYS FLIGHT 806, A B707- 321B(A), CRASHED AT PAGO PAGO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, AMERICAN SAMOA. THE NATIONAL TRANSPORTATION SAFETY BOARD'S INVESTIGATION OF THE ACCIDENT DISCLOSED THAT CERTAIN ASPECTS OF PAN AMERICAN'S AIRPORT AND ROUTE QUALIFICATION PROGRAM FOR THE PAGO PAGO AIRPORT WERE INACCURATE.
Recommendation: REQUIRE AIR CARRIER OPERATIONS INSPECTORS TO REVIEW AND EVALUATE AIRPORT AND ROUTE QUALIFICATION PROGRAMS TO INSURE THAT ALL INFORMATION IS UP TO DATE, THAT COMPANY PROCEDURES ARE CONSISTENT WITH THE PUBLISHED FAA PROCEDURES, AND THAT OBSOLETE PROCEDURAL MATERIAL IS NOT INCLUDED.
Original recommendation transmittal letter: PDF
Overall Status: Closed - Acceptable Action
Mode: Aviation
Location: Pago Pago, American Samoa
Is Reiterated: No
Is Hazmat: No
Is NPRM: No
Accident #: 79463
Accident Reports: Pan American World Airways, Inc., Boeing 707-321-B, N454PA (Revised)
Report #: AAR-77-07
Accident Date: 1/31/1974
Issue Date: 12/11/1974
Date Closed: 5/21/1976
Addressee(s) and Addressee Status: FAA (Closed - Acceptable Action)
Keyword(s):

Safety Recommendation History
From: NTSB
To: FAA
Date: 3/21/1978
Response: Closed.

From: FAA
To: NTSB
Date: 1/14/1975
Response: ALTHOUGH AIRPORT QUALIFICATION WAS NOT CONSIDERATION A CASUAL FACTOR IN THE ACCIDENT, WE WILL ISSUE AN AIR CARRIER OPERATIONS ALERT TO OUR FIELD INSPECTORS AS SOON AS POSSIBLE AFTER THE AUTHORIZED RELEASE DATE TO IMPLEMENT YOUR RECOMMENDATION.

From: NTSB
To: FAA
Date: 12/24/1974
Response: The recommendation will be released to the public on the date indicated thereon. Please do not release any information contained in the recommendation before that date. We are sending this advance copy to you so that you can become familiar with its contents in order to answerany inquiries you may receive following public release of the document.