NTSB Identification: DCA69R0002
14 CFR Part 121 Scheduled operation of PAN AMERICAN WORLD AWYS INC.
Aircraft: BOEING 707, registration: N494PA

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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1-0063  68/12/12   CARACAS,VENEZUELA   BOEING 707          CR-  9  0  0  SCHED INTERNATL PASSG SRV ATP,FLIGHT INSTR., AGE
        TIME - 2202                    N494PA              PX- 42  0  0                            50, 24000 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            6737 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        OPERATOR - PAN AMERICAN WORLD AIRWAYS,INC.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          NEW YORK,NY                 CARACAS,VENEZUELA
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           UNDERSHOOT                                               LANDING: FINAL APPROACH
           COLLISION WITH GROUND/WATER: CONTROLLED                  LANDING: FINAL APPROACH
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           MISCELLANEOUS - UNDETERMINED
        FACTOR(S)
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - AIRCRAFT CAME TO REST IN WATER
        REMARKS- INVESTIGATED AND REPORTED BY VENEZUELAN GOVT.PSBL VISUAL ILLUSION CAUSED BY TOWN LGTS ON UPSLOPE.

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