AIRCRAFT ACCIDENT REPORT--DELTA AIRLINES, INC., BOEING 727-232, N473DA, DALLAS-FORT WORTH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, TEXAS, AUGUST 31, 1988
This report examines the crash of Delta flight 1141 while taking off at the Dallas-Forth Worth International Airport, Texas on August 31, 1988. The safety issues discussed in the report include flightcrew procedures; wake vortices; engine performance; airplane flaps and slats; takeoff warning system; cockpit discipline; aircraft rescue and firefighting; emergency evacuation; and survival factors. Recommendations addressing these issues were made to the Federal Aviation Administration, the American Association of Airport Executives, the Airport Operations Council International, and the National Fire Protection Association.
National Transportation Safety BoardBureau of Accident Investigation, 800 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, DC United States 20594
- Publication Date: 1989-9-26
- Features: Figures; Photos;
- Pagination: 135 p.
- TRT Terms: Air transportation; Crashes; Emergencies; Engine performance; Evacuation; Fires; Flaps (Aircraft); Flight crews; Search and rescue operations; Survival; Takeoff; Vehicle occupant rescue; Wakes; Warning systems; Work rules
- Uncontrolled Terms: Slats
- Old TRIS Terms: Cockpit discipline
- Subject Areas: Aviation; Highways; Safety and Human Factors;
- Accession Number: 00491307
- Record Type: Publication
- Report/Paper Numbers: NTSB/AAR-89/04
- Files: TRIS
- Created Date: Feb 28 1990 12:00AM