Accident
Last updated: 28 November 2014
Status:Schlussbericht
Datum:Samstag 23 Januar 1982
Zeit:19:36
Flugzeugtyp:McDonnell Douglas DC-10-30CF
Fluggesellschaft:World Airways
Kennzeichen: N113WA
Werknummer: 47821/320
Baujahr: 1980
Triebwerk: 3 General Electric CF6-50C2
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 12
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 200
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 212
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Boston-Logan International Airport, MA (BOS) (   USA) show on map
Flugphase: Landung (LDG)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Newark International Airport, NJ (EWR/KEWR), USA
Flug nach:Boston-Logan International Airport, MA (BOS/KBOS), USA
Flugnummer: 30
Unfallbericht:
The DC-10 made a non-precision instrument approach to runway 15R and touched down 2800 feet past the displaced threshold. When the crew sensed that the aircraft couldn't be stopped on the remaining runway, they steered the DC-10 off the side of the runway to avoid the approach light pier, and slid into the shallow water. The nose section separated as the DC-10 came to rest 250 feet past the runway end, 110 feet left of the extended centreline.

PROBABLE CAUSE: "The minimal braking effectiveness on the ice-covered runway; the failure of the Boston-Logan International Airport management to exercise maximum efforts to assess the condition of the runway to assure continued safety of landing operations; the failure of air traffic control to transmit the most recent pilot reports of braking action to the pilot of Flight 30H; and the captain's decision to accept and maintain an excessive airspeed derived from the auto throttle speed control system during the landing approach which caused the aircraft to land about 2,800 feet beyond the runway's displaced threshold.
Contributing to the accident were the inadequacy of the present system of reports to convey reliable braking effectiveness information and the absence of provisions in the Federal Aviation Regulations to require: (1) airport management to measure the slipperiness of the runways using standardised procedures and to use standardised criteria in evaluating and reporting braking effectiveness and in making decisions to close runways. (2) operators to provide flight crews and other personnel with information necessary to correlate braking effectiveness on contaminated runways with aircraft stopping distances, and (3) extended minimum runway lengths for landing on runways which adequately take into consideration the reduction of braking effectiveness due to ice and snow. "

Informationsquelle:
» Location of Commercial Aircraft Accidents/Incidents Relative to Runways / FAA, Office of Safety Oversight (DOT/FAA/AOV 90-1)

Official accident investigation report
investigating agency: National Transport Safety Bureau (NTSB) - United States of America
report status: Final
report number: NTSB/AAR-85-06
report released:10-JUL-1985
duration of investigation:1264 days (3 years 5.6 months)
download report: World Airways, Inc., Flight 30H, McDonnell Douglas DC-10-30CF, N113WA, Boston-Logan intl Airport, Boston, Massachusetts, Jan. 23, 1982 (Revised). (Superseeds AAR-82-15) (NTSB/AAR-85-06)

Sicherheitsempfehlungen

NTSB issued 18 Safety Recommendations

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N113WA was leased by Malaysian and returned to World Airways before the January 1982 accident
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Distance from Newark International Airport, NJ to Boston-Logan International Airport, MA as the crow flies is 320 km (200 miles).

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