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Safety Recommendation Details

Safety Recommendation A-74-123
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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 121.419 TO REQUIRE GROUND TRAINING FOR HYDROPLANING PHENOMENA AND ASSOCIATED OPERATING TECHNIQUES TO BE USED WHEN HYDROPLANING CONDITIONS ARE ENCOUNTERED UNEXPECTEDLY.
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): Flightcrew, Training and Education

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: OUR LETTER OF 1/14/75 LISTED THE TRAINING REQUIREMENTS FAA INSTRUCTIONS FOR MATERIAL TO BE INCLUDED IN THE AIR CARRIER OPERATOR'S TRAINING AND OPERATIONS MANUALS AND FAA PUBLICATIONS RELATING TO OPERATIONS ON RUNWAYS CONTAMINATED BY WATER-SLUSH AND SNOW. NO FURTHER ACTION WAS INITIATED OR FOUND NEEDED.

From: FAA
To: NTSB
Date: 1/14/1975
Response: FAA LTR: THE RULES GOVERNING AIR CARRIER TRAINING PRO GRAMS FOR PILOT TRAINING CURRENTLY INCLUDE REQUIREMENTS ON PROCEDURES FOR OPERATIONS IN POTENTIALLY HAZARDOUS METEOROLOGICAL CONDITIONS. THE FAA HAS ISSUED INSTRUCTIONS TO INCLUDE IN AIR CARRIER OPERATORS' MANUALS AND TRAINING PROGRAMS PROCEDURES SUGGESTED FOR USE WHEN LANDING ON SLIPPERY RUNWAYS, INCLUDING THE HYDROPLANING PHENOMENA. IN ADDITION, THE FAA HAS ISSUED INFORMATION AND GUIDANCE FOR ALL PILOTS IN THE FORM OF THREE ADVISORY CIRCULARS COVERING OPERATIONS ON RUNWAYS CONTAMINATED BY WATER, SLUSH, OR SNOW.