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Safety Recommendation Details

Safety Recommendation A-95-038
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Synopsis: ON 2/16/95, AT 2027 EASTERN STANDARD TIME, A DOUGLAS DC-8-63, OPERATED BY AIR TRANSPORT INTERNATIONAL (ATI), CRASHED AS THE FLIGHTCREW WAS ATTEMPTING TO MAKE A 3-ENGINE TAKEOFF FROM RUNWAY 01 LEFT AT KANSAS CITY INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (MCI), KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI.
Recommendation: THE NTSB RECOMMENDS THAT THE FAA: CONDUCT AN IMMEDIATE IN-DEPTH INSPECTION OF AIR TRANSPORT INTERNATIONAL (ATI) TO EXAMINE TRAINING, OPERATIONAL PHILOSOPHY, & MANAGEMENT OVERSIGHT. ALSO, AS PART OF THIS INSPECTION, EXAMINE THE EFFECTIVENESS OF THE OVERSIGHT OF ATI BY THE LITTLE ROCK & DENVER FLIGHT STANDARDS DISTRICT OFFICES.
Original recommendation transmittal letter: PDF
Overall Status: Closed - Acceptable Action
Mode: Aviation
Location: KANSAS CITY, MO, United States
Is Reiterated: No
Is Hazmat: No
Is NPRM: No
Accident #: DCA95MA020
Accident Reports: Uncontrolled Collision with Terrain Air Transport International Douglas DC-8-63, N782AL
Report #: AAR-95-06
Accident Date: 2/16/1995
Issue Date: 3/30/1995
Date Closed: 11/14/1995
Addressee(s) and Addressee Status: FAA (Closed - Acceptable Action)
Keyword(s): Oversight, Training and Education

Safety Recommendation History
From: NTSB
To: FAA
Date: 11/14/1995
Response: THE BOARD NOTES THAT THE FAA CONDUCTED A VERY THOROUGH NATIONAL AVIATION SAFETY INSPECTION PROGRAM INSPECTION THAT FOCUSED UPON ATI'S OPERATIONAL AREAS, SUCH AS MANAGEMENT TRAINING, QUALIFICATIONS, PROCEDURES, FLIGHT CONTROL, FLIGHT OPERATIONS, FACILITIES, & RECORDS, & FURNISHED THE BOARD WITH A COPY OF THE RESULTING INSPECTION REPORT. THEREFORE, THE BOARD CLASSIFIED A-95-38 "CLOSED--ACCEPTABLE ACTION."

From: FAA
To: NTSB
Date: 8/8/1995
Response: THE FAA AGREES WITH THIS RECOMMENDATION & HAS CONDUCTED AN IN-DEPTH NATIONAL AVIATION SAFETY INSPECTION PROGRAM INSPECTION OF AIR TRANSPORT INTERNATIONAL. THE NASIP INSPECTION WAS COMPLETED ON 4/28/95, & FOCUSED ON THE FOLLOWING OPERATIONAL AREAS: MANAGEMENT TRAINING, QUALIFICATIONS, PROCEDURES, FLIGHT CONTROL, FLIGHT OPERATIONS, RECORDS, & FACILITIES. THE NASIP INSPECTION ALSO FOCUSED ON THE FOLLOWING AIRWORTHINESS AREAS: MANAGEMENT, MANUALS & PROCEDURES, TRAINING, RECORDS, MAINTENANCE PROGRAMS, & AIRWORTHINESS DIRECTIVES COMPLIANCE.OPERATIONS, RECORDS, & FACILITIES. THE NASIP INSPECTION ALSO FOCUSED ON THE FOLLOWING AIRWORTHINESS AREAS: MANAGEMENT, MANUALS & PROCEDURES, TRAINING, RECORDS, MAINTENANCE PROGRAMS, & AIRWORTHINESS DIRECTIVES COMPLIANCE.

From: FAA
To: NTSB
Date: 6/13/1995
Response: THE FAA AGREES WITH THIS RECOMMENDATION & HAS CONDUCTED AN IN-DEPTH NATIONAL AVIATION SAFETY INSPECTION PROGRAM INSPECTION OF AIR TRANSPORT INTERNATIONAL. THE NASIP INSPECTION WAS COMPLETED ON 4/28/95, & FOCUSED ON THE FOLLOWING OPERATIONAL AREAS: MANAGEMENT TRAINING, QUALIFICATIONS, PROCEDURES, FLIGHT CONTROL, FLIGHT OPERATIONS, RECORDS, & FACILITIES. THE NASIP INSPECTION ALSO FOCUSED ON THE FOLLOWING AIRWORTHINESS AREAS: MANAGEMENT, MANUALS & PROCEDURES, TRAINING, RECORDS, MAINTENANCE PROGRAMS, & AIRWORTHINESS DIRECTIVES COMPLIANCE.OPERATIONS, RECORDS, & FACILITIES. THE NASIP INSPECTION ALSO FOCUSED ON THE FOLLOWING AIRWORTHINESS AREAS: MANAGEMENT, MANUALS & PROCEDURES, TRAINING, RECORDS, MAINTENANCE PROGRAMS, & AIRWORTHINESS DIRECTIVES COMPLIANCE.