NTSB Identification: DCA67A0001
14 CFR Part 121 Scheduled operation of BRANIFF AIRWAYS INC
Aircraft: BRITISH AC, registration: N1553

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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1-0008   66/8/6  NR.FALLS CITY,NEBR    BRITISH AC          CR-  4  0  0  SCHED DOM PASSG SRV       AIRLINE TRANSPORT, AGE
        TIME -                         N1553               PX- 38  0  0                            47, 20767 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            549 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        OPERATOR - BRANIFF AIRWAYS,INC.
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           AIRFRAME FAILURE: IN FLIGHT                              IN FLIGHT: NORMAL CRUISE
           FIRE OR EXPLOSION: IN FLIGHT                             IN FLIGHT: NORMAL CRUISE
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
          PILOT-OPERATED ACFT IN AREA OF AVOIDABLE WX HAZARD
           WEATHER - TURBULENCE, ASSOCIATED W/CLOUDS AND/OR THUNDERSTORMS
           AIRFRAME - FLIGHT CONTROL SURFACES: OTHER
           AIRFRAME - FUSELAGE: OTHER
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - OVERLOAD FAILURE
        FACTOR(S)
           WEATHER - SQUALL LINE
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - SEPARATION IN FLIGHT
        WEATHER BRIEFING - COMPANY DISPATCH
        WEATHER FORECAST - WEATHER CONSIDERABLY WORSE THAN FORECAST
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          OVERCAST                                                  2000
        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- FIN,RT TAILPLANE AND RT WING FAILED.

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