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Safety Recommendation Details

Safety Recommendation A-89-128
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Synopsis: ABOUT 0901 CENTRAL DAYLIGHT TIME ON AUGUST 31, 1988, DELTA AIR LINES, INC., FLIGHT 1141, CRASHED SHORTLY AFTER LIFTING OFF FROM RUNWAY 18L AT THE DALLAS-FORTH WORTH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (DFW), TEXAS. THE AIRPLANE, A BOEING 727-232, U.S. REGISTRY N473DA, WAS A REGULARLY SCHEDULED PASSENGER FLIGHT AND WAS EN ROUTE TO SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH.
Recommendation: THE NTSB RECOMMENDS THAT THE FEDERAL AVIAION ADMINISTRATION: MODIFY AIR CARRIER OPERATIONS BULLETIN (ACOB) DISTRIBUTION PROCEDURES TO EXPEDITE THE APPROVAL AND TRANSMISSION OF ACOB'S TO THE PRINCIPAL INSPECTORS AND AIRLINE OFFICALS.
Original recommendation transmittal letter: PDF
Overall Status: Closed - Acceptable Action
Mode: Aviation
Location: DALLAS/FT WORTH, TX, United States
Is Reiterated: No
Is Hazmat: No
Is NPRM: No
Accident #: DCA88MA072
Accident Reports: Delta Air Lines, Inc., Boeing 727-232, N473DA
Report #: AAR-89-04
Accident Date: 8/31/1988
Issue Date: 1/9/1990
Date Closed: 10/22/1990
Addressee(s) and Addressee Status: FAA (Closed - Acceptable Action)
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Safety Recommendation History
From: NTSB
To: FAA
Date: 10/22/1990
Response: Safety Recommendation A-89-128 is classified as "Closed--Acceptable Action," as a result of the FAA's actions to reduce the time for distribution of ACOB's to 2 weeks.

From: FAA
To: NTSB
Date: 4/12/1990
Response: "THE FAA HAS ESTABLISHED A PRIORITY SYSTEM TO REDUCE THE AMOUNT OF TIME IT TAKES FOR THE PRINTING AND DISTRIBUTION PROCESS OF ACOB'S. THIS NEW SYSTEM WILL ENSURE THAT THESE ACOB'S ARE PRINTED AND DISTRIBUTED WITHIN 2 WEEKS AFTER SIGNATURE. I CONSIDER THE FAA'S ACTION TO BE COMPLETED."