NTSB Identification: MKC70AK066
14 CFR Part 121 Scheduled operation of UNITED AIR LINES INC
Aircraft: DOUGLAS DC-8, registration: N8028U

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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1-0022  70/5/27  NR.GOODLAND,KANS      DOUGLAS DC-8        CR-  0  2  5  SCHED DOM PASSG SRV       AIRLINE TRANSPORT, AGE
        TIME - 1629                    N8028U              PX-  0  1 52                            47, 21884 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-NONE         OT-  0  0  0                            1399 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        OPERATOR - UNITED AIR LINES,INC.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          LAS VEGAS,NEV               JFK INTL,NY
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           TURBULENCE                                               IN FLIGHT: NORMAL CRUISE
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           WEATHER - TURBULENCE, ASSOCIATED W/CLOUDS AND/OR THUNDERSTORMS
           PERSONNEL - MISCELLANEOUS-PERSONNEL: PASSENGER
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - SEAT BELT NOT FASTENED
        FACTOR(S)
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - SEAT BELT SIGN ON
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO FOLLOW APPROVED PROCEDURES,DIRECTIVES,ETC.
        WEATHER BRIEFING - COMPANY DISPATCH
        WEATHER FORECAST - FORECAST SUBSTANTIALLY CORRECT
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          OVERCAST                                                 UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          ZERO                                                     RAIN
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
          NONE                                                     VFR
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          IFR
        REMARKS- FLT IN TSTM AREA. ACFT RADAR INOP. PLT WAS REC STEERS BUT DIDNT NOTIFY ATC THAT RADAR WAS INOP.

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