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Safety Recommendation Details

Safety Recommendation A-86-130
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Synopsis: ON NOVEMBER 13, 1986, AT 1225 E.S.T. A LOCKHEED L-1011 OPERATING AS DELTA AIRLINE FLIGHT 194 EN ROUTE FROM ATLANTA, GEORGIA, TO NEWARK, NEW JERSEY, WAS CLEARED FOR AN ILS APPROACH TO RUNWAY 04 AND THEN TO CIRCLE AND TO LAND ON RUN WAY 29. FLIGHT 194 MADE THE APPROACH AND LANDED AND THEN TURNED ONTO A PARALLEL TAXIWAY. THE TOWER OPERATOR OBSERVED WHAT APPEARED TO BE SMOKE COMING FROM THE RIGHT WHEEL BRAKES AND NOTIFIED THE FLIGHTCREW. IT BECAME EVIDENT THAT THE SMOKE WAS ACTUALLY FUEL VAPOR AND THAT FUEL WAS LEAKING FROM THE RIGHT WING NEAR THE LANDING GEAR. THE ENGINES WERE SHUT DOWN, AND THE PASSENGERS AND CREW DEPLANED. FUEL CONTINUED TO LEAK FROM THE RIGHT MAIN FUEL TANK. THERE WERE NO REPORTED INJURIES AND NO FIRE.
Recommendation: THE NTSB RECOMMENDS THAT THE FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION: NOTIFY FOREIGN CERTIFICATION AUTHORITIES ABOUT THE CIRCUMSTANCES OF THIS ACCIDENT AND THE NEED FOR REMEDIAL ACTIONS. (URGENT)
Original recommendation transmittal letter: PDF
Overall Status: Closed - Acceptable Action
Mode: Aviation
Location: NEWARK, NJ, United States
Is Reiterated: No
Is Hazmat: No
Is NPRM: No
Accident #: DCA87MA012
Accident Reports: Delta Air Lines, Lockheed L-1011-385-1, N714DA
Report #: AAR-87-04-SUM
Accident Date: 11/13/1986
Issue Date: 11/19/1986
Date Closed: 3/17/1987
Addressee(s) and Addressee Status: FAA (Closed - Acceptable Action)
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Safety Recommendation History
From: NTSB
To: FAA
Date: 3/17/1987
Response: The Safety Board is pleased to learn that all foreign governments known to operate the subject Lockheed L-1011 airplanes have received the applicable ADs through the FAA's normal AD distribution system. Safety Recommendation A-86-130 has been classified as "Closed--Acceptable Action."

From: FAA
To: NTSB
Date: 1/29/1987
Response: ALL FOREIGN GOVERNMENTS KNOWN TO OPERATE THE AFFECTED PRODUCT HAVE AUTOMATICALLY RECIEVED THE AD THROUGH THE NORMAL AD DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM.