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Safety Recommendation Details

Safety Recommendation A-73-110
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Synopsis: IN OUR CONTINUING INVESTIGATION OF THE PAN AMERICAN WORLD AIRWAYS, INC., BOEING 707, ACCIDENT AT BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS, ON NOVEMBER 3, 1973, WE HAVE IDENTIFIED UNSAFE CONDITIONS THAT SHOULD BE BROUGHT TOTHE IMMEDIATE ATTENTION OF ALL AIR CARRIERS INVOLVED IN THE TRANSPORTATION OF HAZARDOUS MATERIALS.
Recommendation: ACCORDINGLY, THE SAFETY BOARD RECOMMENDS THAT THE FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION ISSUE A TELEGRAPHIC ALERT TO ALL AIR CARRIERS INVOLVED IN THE TRANSPORTATION OF HAZARDOUS MATERIALS CITING THE DANGERS ASSOCIATED WITH THE HANDLING AND TRANSPORTATION OF LIQUID RESTRICTED ARTICLES, INCLUDING THE NEED TO PRECLUDE THE AIR SHIPMENT OF ANY IMPROPERLY LABELED HAZARDOUS MATERIALS PACKAGES, AND THE NEED TO COMPLY WITH REGULATIONS CONCERNING "THIS SIDE UP" OR "THIS END UP" STENCILS ON PROPERLY LABELED HAZARDOUS MATERIALS PACKAGES, TO PREVENT SPILLAGE FROM IMPROPERLY ORIENTED PACKAGES.
Original recommendation transmittal letter: PDF
Overall Status: Closed - Acceptable Action
Mode: Aviation
Location: Boston, MA, United States
Is Reiterated: No
Is Hazmat: No
Is NPRM: No
Accident #: DCA74AZ016
Accident Reports: Pan American World Airways, Inc., Boeing 707-321C, N458PA
Report #: AAR-74-16
Accident Date: 11/3/1973
Issue Date: 11/29/1973
Date Closed: 1/9/1974
Addressee(s) and Addressee Status: FAA (Closed - Acceptable Action)
Keyword(s): Hazmat

Safety Recommendation History
From: FAA
To: NTSB
Date: 12/5/1973
Response: RESPONSE FROM THE FAA TO SAY THAT THE UNSAFE CONDITION IDENTIFIED DURING THE COURSE OF THE BOARD'S INVESTIGATION HAS BEEN BROUGHT TO THE ATTENTION OF ALL FAA REGIONS, ALL U.S. AND FOREIGN CARRIERS, ANDPERSONNEL CONCERNED.