NTSB Identification: SEA69A0006
14 CFR Part 121 Scheduled operation of NORTHWEST AIRLINES INC
Aircraft: LOCKHEED 188C, registration: N130US

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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1-0049  68/7/20  NR.BILLINGS,MONT      LOCKHEED 188C       CR-  0  2  3  SCHED DOM PASSG SRV       AIRLINE TRANSPORT, AGE
        TIME - 1106                    N130US              PX-  0  1 15                            38, 5000 TOTAL HOURS, 700
                                       DAMAGE-NONE         OT-  0  0  0                            IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        OPERATOR - NORTHWEST AIRLINES,INC.
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           TURBULENCE                                               IN FLIGHT: NORMAL CRUISE
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           WEATHER - TURBULENCE IN FLIGHT,CLEAR AIR
        FACTOR(S)
           PERSONNEL - WEATHER PERSONNEL: INCORRECT WEATHER FORECAST
        WEATHER BRIEFING - COMPANY DISPATCH
        WEATHER FORECAST - WEATHER CONSIDERABLY WORSE THAN FORECAST
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          CLEAR                                                    UNLIMITED
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          5 OR OVER(UNLIMITED)                                     NONE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  TEMPERATURE-F
          NONE                                                      69
        WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES                                   WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS
          290                                                       24
        TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS                               TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          VFR                                                      NONE
        REMARKS- MTN WAVE EFFECT NOT FCST. SEAT BELT SIGN ON.

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