Accident
Last updated: 28 July 2014
Estado:Final
Fecha:martes 22 septiembre 1981
Hora:11:40
Tipo:Lockheed L-1011 TriStar 1
Operador:Eastern Air Lines
Registración: N309EA
Numéro de série: 1010
Año de Construcción:
Motores: 3 Rolls-Royce RB211-22B
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 11
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 190
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 201
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Ubicación:cerca Newark International Airport, NJ (EWR) (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Newark International Airport, NJ (EWR/KEWR), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:San Juan-Isla Verde International Airport (SJU/TJSJ), Puerto Rico
Descripción:
Climbing through 800 feet after takeoff from Newark, the crew noticed a yellow caution light on the vibration monitor for the no. 2 engine. After levelling off at 1000 feet the vibration warning ceased, but there was a brief low oil pressure caution warning which lit up again while climbing through 6000 feet. At. FL145 the no. 2 engine suffered an uncontained failure. Three (A,B and C) of the four hydraulic systems failed. The aircraft immediately diverted to New York-JFK Airport.

PROBABLE CAUSE:
powerplant - compressor assembly: bearing,rotor shaft
miscellaneous acts,conditions - lack of lubrication-specific part,not system
miscellaneous acts,conditions - overheated
miscellaneous acts,conditions - leak/leakage
miscellaneous acts,conditions - fire in engine
miscellaneous acts,conditions - material failure
miscellaneous - foreign object damage
FACTORS:
personnel - production-design-personnel: poor/inadequate design
complete power loss - complete engine failure/flameout-2 engines

Fuentes:
» Flight International 10.10.1981
» NTSB


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Distance from Newark International Airport, NJ to San Juan-Isla Verde International Airport as the crow flies is 2577 km (1610 miles).

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