AIRCRAFT ACCIDENT REPORT: UNCONTROLLED COLLISION WITH TERRAIN, AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL AIRWAYS FLIGHT 808, DOUGLAS DC-8-61, N814CK, U.S. NAVAL AIR STATION, GUANTANAMO BAY, CUBA, AUGUST 18, 1993

This report explains the crash of American International Airways Flight 808, a DC-8-61, about 1/4 mile from the approach end of runway 10 at Leeward Point Airfield, U.S. Naval Air Station, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, on August 18, 1993. The safety issues discussed in the report include flightcrew scheduling, the effects of fatigue on flightcrew performance, training on special airports, and the dissemination of information about special airports. Safety recommendations concerning these issues were made to the Federal Aviation Administration, American International Airways, Inc., and the Department of Defense.

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    National Transportation Safety Board

    800 Independence Avenue, SW
    Washington, DC  United States  20594
  • Publication Date: 1994-5-10

Language

  • English

Media Info

  • Media Type: Digital/other
  • Features: Appendices; Figures;
  • Pagination: 150 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00664262
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: NTSB/AAR-94/04, Notation 6182A
  • Files: NTL, TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 3 1994 12:00AM