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Safety Recommendation A-87-112
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Synopsis: ON OCTOBER 25, 1986, PIEDMONT AIRLINES FLIGHT 467, A BOEING 737-222, N752N, WAS A REGULARLY SCHEDULED FLIGHT OPERATING UNDER 14 CFR 121 FROM NEWARK INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT TO MYRTLE BEACH, SOUTH CAROLINA, WITH AN EN ROUTE STOP AT CHARLOTTE DOUGLAS INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, CHARLOTTE, NORTH CAROLINA. THERE WERE 114 PASSENGERS AND 5 CREWMEMBERS ON BOARD. THE FLIGHT WAS ROUTINE UNTIL ITS ARRIVAL INTO THE CHARLOTTE AREA, WHERE INSTRUMENT METEOROLOGICAL CONDITIONS PREVAILED. AT 2004:17, THE FLIGHT WAS CLEARED FOR THE INSTRUMENT LANDING SYSTEM APPROCH (ILS) TO RUNWAY 36R. THE AIRPLANE TOUCHED DOWN AT 2007:19 AND ABOUT 2007:43 IT DEPARTED THE RUNWAY. THE AIRPLANE STRUCK THE LOCALIZER ANTENNA ARRAY LOCATED ABOUT 300 FEET FROM THE DEPARTURE END OF THE RUNWAY, STRUCK A CONCRETE CULVERT LOCATED 18 FEET BEYOND THE LOCAL IZER, AND CONTINUED THROUGH A CHAIN LINK FENCE. IT CAME TO REST UPON THE EDGE OF RAILROAD TRACKS LOCATED 440 FEET FROM THE DEPARTURE END OF THE RUNWAY. THE AIRPLANE WAS DESTROY ED, 3 PASSENGERS SUSTAINED SERIOUS INJURIES, AND 3 CREWMEM BERS AND 28 PASSENGERS SUSTAINED MINOR INJURIES IN THE AC CIDENT.
Recommendation: THE NTSB RECOMMENDS THAT THE AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF AIRPORT EXECUTIVES AND THE AIRPORT OPERATOR'S COUNCIL INTERNATIONAL, INC.: INFORM ITS MEMBERSHIP OF THE CIRCUMSTANCES OF THE AIRCRAFT ACCIDENT AT CHARLOTTE DOUGLAS INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT ON OCTOBER 25, 1986, AND REQUEST ITS MEMBERSHIP TO REPAIR AREAS AND/OR REMOVE OBSTACLES, SUCH AS CONCRETE CULVERTS, THAT ARE ADJACENT TO AIRPORT OPERATING AREAS. SUCH REPAIRS SHOULD BE PERFORMED AT THE EARLIEST OPPORTUNITY.
Original recommendation transmittal letter: PDF
Overall Status: Closed - Acceptable Action
Mode: Aviation
Location: CHARLOTTE, NC, United States
Is Reiterated: No
Is Hazmat: No
Is NPRM: No
Accident #: DCA87AA006
Accident Reports: Piedmont Airlines Flight 467 Boeing 737-222, N752N
Report #: AAR-87-08
Accident Date: 10/25/1986
Issue Date: 10/16/1987
Date Closed: 2/22/1988
Addressee(s) and Addressee Status: Airports Council International (Closed - Acceptable Action)
American Association of Airport Executives (Closed - Acceptable Action)
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Safety Recommendation History
From: NTSB
To: American Association of Airport Executives
Date: 2/22/1988
Response:

From: American Association of Airport Executives
To: NTSB
Date: 12/7/1987
Response: THE AAAE SENT A COPY OF THE NOVEMBER 15 AIRPORT REPORT WHICH CONTAINED (PAGE 2) THE ARTICLE, "NTSB ISSUES AIRPORT RECOMMENDATIONS FOLLOWING 1986 PIEDMONT ACCIDENT." THE ARTICLE SPECIFICALLY ADDRESSES THE RECOMMENDATIONS AS STATED BY NTSB AND THE NEWSLETTER HAS BEEN SENT TO ALL 2500 MEMBERS OF THE ASSOCIATION.

From: NTSB
To: Airports Council International
Date: 3/23/1989
Response: -

From: Airports Council International
To: NTSB
Date: 1/3/1989
Response: -