NTSB Identification: LAX69A0003
14 CFR Part 121 Scheduled operation of HUGHES AIRWEST
Aircraft: BOEING 727, registration: N898PC

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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1-0070   68/7/5  NR.HECTOR,CALIF       BOEING 727          CR-  0  1  5  SCHED DOM PASSG SRV       ATP,FLIGHT INSTR., AGE
        TIME - 1317                    N898PC              PX-  0  0  6                            49, 23000 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-NONE         OT-  0  0  0                            871 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        OPERATOR - HUGHES AIRWEST
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          LAS VEGAS,NEV               LOS ANGELES,CALIF
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           TURBULENCE                                               IN FLIGHT: NORMAL CRUISE
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           WEATHER - TURBULENCE IN FLIGHT,CLEAR AIR
        FACTOR(S)
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - SEAT BELT SIGN ON
        WEATHER BRIEFING - COMPANY DISPATCH
        WEATHER FORECAST - FORECAST SUBSTANTIALLY CORRECT
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          BROKEN                                                   UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          5 OR OVER(UNLIMITED)                                     NONE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
          NONE                                                     VFR
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          IFR
        REMARKS- CUMULUS BUILDUP TO RT. UNABLE TO STEER LEFT DUE TO RESTRICTED AREA 2501.

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