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Safety Recommendation Details

Safety Recommendation A-77-019
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Synopsis: ON AUGUST 6, 1976, AN AIR CHICAGO FREIGHT AIRLINES, INC., NORTH AMERICAN TB-25N, N9446Z, OPERATING WITH A LIMITED CATEGORY AIRWORTHINESS CERTIFICATE, CRASHED WHILE ATTEMPTING AN EMERGENCY LANDING AT MIDWAY AIRPORT, CHICAGO, ILLINOIS. THE NATIONAL TRANSPORTATION SAFETY BOARD'S INVESTIGATION OF THE ACCIDENT INDICATED THAT CORRECTIVE ACTION SHOULD BE TAKEN TO REDUCE THE POSSIBILITY OF A SIMILAR ACCIDENT.
Recommendation: REVIEW EXISTING MAINTENANCE REQUIREMENTS TO DETERMINE THAT THOSE IN EFFECT ARE SUFFICIENT TO ASSURE THE MAXIMUM LEVEL OF SAFETY IN THE OPERATION OF SURPLUS AND VINTAGE AIRCRAFT AND ROTORCRAFT.
Original recommendation transmittal letter: PDF
Overall Status: Closed - Acceptable Action
Mode: Aviation
Location: Chicago, IL, United States
Is Reiterated: No
Is Hazmat: No
Is NPRM: No
Accident #: DCA76AZ033
Accident Reports: Air Chicago Freight Airlines, Inc., North American TB-25N, N9446Z
Report #: AAR-77-03
Accident Date: 8/6/1976
Issue Date: 4/21/1977
Date Closed: 1/5/1978
Addressee(s) and Addressee Status: FAA (Closed - Acceptable Action)
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Safety Recommendation History
From: NTSB
To: FAA
Date: 1/31/1978
Response: This is to advise that the ntsb by formal board action on january 5, 1978, has closed out the following safety recommendation: a-77-19, dated 5-4-77, closed- acceptable action.

From: FAA
To: NTSB
Date: 7/7/1977
Response: FAA LTR: WE HAVE REVIEWED MAINTENANCE REQUIREMENTS AND BELIEVE THAT THEY ARE SATISFACTORY.