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Safety Recommendation Details

Safety Recommendation A-76-011
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Synopsis: ON NOVEMBER 12, 1975, OVERSEAS NATIONAL AIRWAYS FLIGHT 032, A MCDONNELL DOUGLAS DC-10-30, CAUGHT FIRE DURING THE TAKEOFF ROLL ON RUNWAY 13R AT JOHN F. KENNEDY INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (JFK), JAMAICA, NEW YORK. THE FIRE ERUPTED IN THE AREA OF THE RIGHT ENGINE AFTER THE AIRCRAFT ENCOUNTERED A FLOCK OF SEA GULLS WHICH HAD BEEN ON THE RUNWAY.
Recommendation: REQUIRE THAT A SPECIALLY TRAINED, STAFFED, AND EQUIPPED BIRD- DISPERSAL ORGANIZATION BE ESTABLISHED AT EACH CONTROLLED CERTIFICATED AIRPORT WITH A RECOGNIZED BIRD-HAZARD PROBLEM.
Original recommendation transmittal letter: PDF
Overall Status: Closed - Acceptable Action
Mode: Aviation
Location: Jamaica, NY, United States
Is Reiterated: No
Is Hazmat: No
Is NPRM: No
Accident #: DCA76AZ010
Accident Reports: Overseas National Airways, Inc., Douglas DC-10-30, N1032F
Report #: AAR-76-19
Accident Date: 11/12/1975
Issue Date: 2/19/1976
Date Closed: 8/15/1978
Addressee(s) and Addressee Status: FAA (Closed - Acceptable Action)
Keyword(s): Wildlife

Safety Recommendation History
From: NTSB
To: FAA
Date: 6/8/1978
Response: Closed--acceptable action.

From: FAA
To: NTSB
Date: 4/14/1978
Response: FAA LTR: ORDER 5200.6, PARAGRAPH 6.C.(2), PROVIDES FOR APPROPRIATE ACTION.

From: FAA
To: NTSB
Date: 6/16/1976
Response: FAA LTR: WHEN THE STUDY IDENTIFIED IN A-76-009 IS COMPLETED, WE WILL DETERMINE THE TYPE OF SPECIALIZED EXPERTISE NEEDED WITHIN EACH JURISDICTIONAL AREA.