NTSB Identification: DCA68A0002
14 CFR Part 121 Scheduled operation of TRANS WORLD AIRLINES INC
Aircraft: CONVAIR 880, registration: N821TW

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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1-0033  67/11/20   CONSTANCE,KY        CONVAIR 880         CR-  5  2  0  SCHED DOM PASSG SRV       AIRLINE TRANSPORT, AGE
        TIME - 2057                    N821TW              PX- 64 11  0                            45, 12895 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            1389 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - GTR CINCINATTI
        OPERATOR - TRANS WORLD AIRLINES,INC.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION         LAST ENROUTE STOP
          LOS ANGELES                 BOSTON                       PITTSBURGH
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           UNDERSHOOT                                               LANDING: FINAL APPROACH
           COLLIDED WITH: *ERROR-INVALID CODE*                      LANDING: FINAL APPROACH
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - MISJUDGED ALTITUDE
           COPILOT - MISJUDGED ALTITUDE
        FACTOR(S)
           WEATHER - LOW CEILING
           WEATHER - SNOW
        WEATHER BRIEFING - COMPANY DISPATCH
        WEATHER FORECAST - UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          OBSCURATION                                               1000
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          2 MILES OR LESS                                          SNOW
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES
          HAZE                                                      90
        WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS                                      TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
           8                                                       IFR
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          IFR
         FIRE AFTER IMPACT
        REMARKS- CREW ATTEMPTD NIGHT,VISUAL NO-GS APCH IN DETERIORATING WX W/O ADEQUATE ALTIMETER CROSS REFERENCE.

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