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Safety Recommendation Details

Safety Recommendation A-79-065
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Synopsis: DURING THE SAFETY BOARD'S INVESTIGATION OF THE UNITED AIR LINES DC-8 ACCIDENT AT PORTLAND, OREGON, ON DECEMBER 28, 1978, SEVERAL PROBLEMS WERE DISCOVERED WHICH AFFECTED ADVERSELY THE SURVIVABILITY OF THE AIRCRAFT OCCUPANTS. THE BOARD BELIEVES THAT THESE PROBLEMS ARE NOT LIMITED TO THIS PARTICULAR AIR CARRIER OR TO THIS PARTICULAR AIRCRAFT; THUS THEY MAY AFFECT PERSONS INVOLVED IN FUTURE ACCIDENTS.
Recommendation: THE NTSB RECOMMENDS THAT THE FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION: INCLUDE IN THE ANTICIPATED NEW RULE A REQUIREMENT FOR DOMESTIC AND FLAG AIR CARRIERS TO MAINTAIN PASSENGER LISTS WITH THE PROVISION THAT BOTH TICKETED AND NONTICKETED PASSENGERS' NAMES BE PROVIDED.
Original recommendation transmittal letter: PDF
Overall Status: Closed - Acceptable Action
Mode: Aviation
Location: Portland, OR, United States
Is Reiterated: No
Is Hazmat: No
Is NPRM: No
Accident #: DCA79AA005
Accident Reports: United Airlines, Inc., McDonnell- Douglas, DC-8-61, N8082U
Report #: AAR-79-07
Accident Date: 12/28/1978
Issue Date: 8/10/1979
Date Closed: 4/6/1981
Addressee(s) and Addressee Status: FAA (Closed - Acceptable Action)
Keyword(s):

Safety Recommendation History
From: NTSB
To: FAA
Date: 4/6/1981
Response: We are pleased to see that a final rule fulfilling this recommendation was published in the federal register on june 19, 1980. The status of a-79-65 is classified as closed--acceptable action.

From: FAA
To: NTSB
Date: 12/30/1980
Response: FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION LTR: THE FAA CONCURS IN SAFETY RECOMMENDATION A-79-65 AND THE FINAL RULE ON OPERATONS REVIEW AMENDMENT NO. 8, PROPOSAL 8-19, WAS PUBLISHED IN THE FEDERAL REGISTER ON JUNE 19, 1980. FAR PART 121, SUBSECTION 121.693(E) WAS CHANGED, EFFECTIVE AUGUST 31, 1980, AND REQUIRES THE NAMES OF ALL PASSENGERS BE MAINTAINED BY THE AIR CARRIER OR COMMERCIAL OPERATORS.

From: NTSB
To: FAA
Date: 7/9/1980
Response: The faa's response of november 23, 1979, indicated actions underway to resolve these recommendations. In order to evaluate their progress and update the public docket, we would appreciate an updated status report.

From: NTSB
To: FAA
Date: 1/4/1980
Response: The safety board appreciates the ongoing efforts of the faa to satisfy the intent of these recommendations. In the meantime, they will be classified in an open-- acceptable action status.

From: FAA
To: NTSB
Date: 11/23/1979
Response: FAA LTR: A RESOLUTION OF THE ISSUES SUPPORTING THIS RECOMMENDATION IS ANTICIPATED AS THE RESULT OF THE ISSUANCE OF OPERATIONS REVIEW AMENDMENT NO. 8 IN THE NEAR FUTURE.