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Safety Recommendation A-95-115
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Synopsis: ON THURDAY, 2/16/95, AT 2027 CENTRAL STANDARD TIME, A DOUGLAS DC-8-63 N782AL, OPERATED BY AIR TRANSPORT INTERNATIONAL (ATI), WAS DESTROYED BY GROUND IMPACT & FIRE DURING AN ATTEMPTED TAKEOFF AT THE KANSAS CITY INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI. THE THREE FLIGHT CREWMEMBERS WERE FATALLY INJURED. VISUAL METEOROLOGICAL CONDITIONS PREVAILED, & AN INSTRUMENT FLIGHT RULES FLIGHT PLAN WAS FILED. THE FLIGHT WAS BEING CONDUCTED AS A FERRY FLIGHT UNDER TITLE 14 CODE OF FEDERAL REGULATIONS (CFR) PART 91.
Recommendation: THE NTSB RECOMMENDS THAT AIR TRANSPORT INTERNATIONAL: DISCONTINUE THE COMPANY POLICY OF ROUTINELY ASSIGNING LINE FLIGHTCREWS FOR THREE-ENGINE FERRY OPERATIONS. ALLOW ONLY SPECIFICALLY DESIGNATED, HIGHLY EXPERIENCE CREWMEMBERS TO PERFORM SUCH OPERATIONS. (Supersedes Safety Recommendation A-94-024)
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
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Accident Date: 2/16/1995
Issue Date: 11/14/1995
Date Closed: 5/6/1996
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