Accident
Last updated: 23 October 2014
Status:Definitief
Datum:dinsdag 22 september 1981
Tijd:11:40
Type:Lockheed L-1011 TriStar 1
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Eastern Air Lines
Registratie: N309EA
Constructienummer: 1010
Bouwjaar:
Motoren: 3 Rolls-Royce RB211-22B
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 11
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 190
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 201
Schade: Onbekend
Plaats:nabij Newark International Airport, NJ (EWR) (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Binnenlandse lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Newark International Airport, NJ (EWR/KEWR), Verenigde Staten
Vliegveld van aankomst:San Juan-Isla Verde International Airport (SJU/TJSJ), Puerto Rico
Beschrijving:
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

Bronnen:
» Flight International 10.10.1981
» NTSB


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Kaart
Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Newark International Airport, NJ en San Juan-Isla Verde International Airport bedraagt 2577 km (1610 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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