NTSB Identification: DCA68R0004
14 CFR Part 121 Scheduled operation of PAN AMERICAN WORLD AWYS INC.
Aircraft: BOEING 707, registration: N798PA

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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1-0062  68/6/13    CALCUTTA,INDIA      BOEING 707          CR-  1  1  8  SCHED INTERNATL PASSG SRV AIRLINE TRANSPORT, AGE
        TIME - 0058                    N798PA              PX-  5  9 39                            45, 5392 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            2475 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - DUM DUM
        OPERATOR - PAN AMERICAN WORLD AIRWAYS,INC.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION         LAST ENROUTE STOP
          SAN FRANCISCO,CALIF         CALCUTTA,INDIA               BANGKOK,THAILAND
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLIDED WITH: TREES                                     LANDING: OTHER
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER IFR OPERATION
        FACTOR(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - MISUSED OR FAILED TO USE FLAPS
           WEATHER - OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION
        WEATHER BRIEFING - COMPANY DISPATCH
        WEATHER FORECAST - FORECAST SUBSTANTIALLY CORRECT
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED                                      400
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          2 MILES OR LESS                                          RAIN SHOWERS
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
          HAZE                                                     IFR
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          VFR
         FIRE AFTER IMPACT
        REMARKS- INVESTIGATED AND RPTD BY THE GOVT OF INDIA.DSCNDD BLO DH,FLAPS EXTDD 50DEG.

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