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Safety Recommendation Details

Safety Recommendation A-74-122
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Synopsis: ON OCTOBER 28, 1973, A PIEDMONT AIRLINES BOEING 737-222, OVERRAN THE DEPARTURE END OF RUNWAY 14 ON THE GREENSBORO-HIGH POINT-WINSTON- SALEM REGIONAL AIRPORT, IN GREENSBORO, NORTH CAROLINA. FIVE PERSONS WERE INJURED, AND THE AIRCRAFT WAS DAMAGED SUBSTANTIALLY.
Recommendation: AMEND 14 CFR 61.153 TO REQUIRE THAT AN APPLICANT FOR AN AIRLINE TRANSPORT PILOT CERTIFICATE BE KNOWLEDGEABLE OF HYDROPLANING PHENOMENA.
Original recommendation transmittal letter: PDF
Overall Status: Closed - Acceptable Alternate Action
Mode: Aviation
Location: Greensboro, NC, United States
Is Reiterated: No
Is Hazmat: No
Is NPRM: No
Accident #: 81276
Accident Reports: Piedmont Airlines, Boeing 737, N751N
Report #: AAR-74-07
Accident Date: 10/28/1973
Issue Date: 1/10/1975
Date Closed: 10/12/1978
Addressee(s) and Addressee Status: FAA (Closed - Acceptable Alternate Action)
Keyword(s):

Safety Recommendation History
From: NTSB
To: FAA
Date: 10/12/1978
Response: Closed--acceptable alternate action.

From: FAA
To: NTSB
Date: 5/31/1978
Response: FAA LTR: QUESTIONS ON HYDROPLANING HAVE BEEN INCLUDED IN THE AIRLINE TRANSPORT PILOT WRITTEN TEST.

From: FAA
To: NTSB
Date: 1/14/1975
Response: FAA LTR: CURRENTLY THE FAA WRITTEN EXAMINATIONS FOR AN ATPC CERTIFICATE HAVE SOME QUESTIONS RELATING TO OPERA TIONS ON WET RUNWAYS. THE FAA AGREESTO INCLUDE MORE SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS ON THE HYDROPLANING PHENOMENA IN FUTURE EXAMINATIONS.