NTSB Identification: FTW83IA094.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 22033.
Scheduled 14 CFR SOUTHWEST AIRLINES CO.
Incident occurred Thursday, January 20, 1983 in LUBBOCK, TX
Aircraft: BOEING B-737-200, registration: N68SW
Injuries: 73 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators used data provided by various sources and may not have traveled in support of this investigation to prepare this aircraft incident report.

DURING TAXI TO TAKEOFF THE ACFT SLID OFF THE TAXIWAY INTO THE SNOW AND BECAME STUCK. THE TAXIWAY WAS COVERED WITH SNOW &ICE.

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this incident to be:

AIRPORT FACILITIES,TAXIWAY CONDITION..ICY

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this incident to be:

AIRPORT SNOW REMOVAL..INADEQUATE..AIRPORT PERSONNEL

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this incident to be:

JUDGMENT..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND

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