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Safety Recommendation Details

Safety Recommendation A-76-014
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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: ASSIST AND ENCOURAGE THE PORT AUTHORITY TO IMPLEMENT THE RECOMMENDATIONS CONTAINED IN THE PREVIOUS ECOLOGICAL STUDIES OF PORT AUTHORITY AIRPORTS.
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):

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: SOME ITEMS DETAILED IN THE RECOMMENDATION CANNOT BE POSITIVELY IMPLEMENTED SINCE THEY ARE OUTSIDE THE JURISDICTION OF THE FAA AND THE PORT AUTHORITY. IMPLEMENTATION OF ORDER 5200.6 PROVIDES A BASIS FOR CONSIDERATION OF ALL ITEMS LISTED IN THE RECOMMENDATION. ECOLOGICAL STUDIES PREVIOUSLY MADE BY THE DEPARTMENT OF INTERIOR HAVE BEEN MODIFIED TO TAKE INTO CONSIDERATION THE ECONOMIC FACTS OF LIFE. ALL RECOMMENDATIONS HAVE BEEN FULFILLED OR PARTIALLY FULFILLED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE ECONOMIC FACTS PREVIOUSLY MENTIONED.

From: FAA
To: NTSB
Date: 6/16/1976
Response: FAA LTR: OUR COMMENTS ON A-76-008 INCLUDE THE AREAS OF CONCERN IN THIS RECOMMENDATION. THE FAA IS WORKING HAND IN HAND WITH THE NEW YORK AND NEW JERSEY PORT AUTHORITY TO DEVELOP MEASURES FOR THE CONTROL OF THESE PROBLEMS.