NTSB Identification: NYC81IA061
14 CFR Part 135 Scheduled operation of PENNSYLVANIA A
Aircraft: SHORT BROS SD3-30, registration: N304CA

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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5-0035  81/6/22  NR.WILKES BARRE,PA    SHORT BROS SD3-30   CR-  0  0  3  COMMERCIAL                AIRLINE TRANSPORT, AGE
        TIME - 1717                    N304CA              PX-  0  0 10  COMMUTER AIR CARRIER      32, 7800 TOTAL HOURS, 365
                                       DAMAGE-MINOR        OT-  0  0  0  AIR TAXI-PASSG S-D        IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        CLASSIFIED AS INCIDENT
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          MIDDLETOWN,PA               FLUSHING,NY
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           TURBULENCE                                               IN FLIGHT: NORMAL CRUISE
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           WEATHER - TURBULENCE IN FLIGHT,CLEAR AIR
        WEATHER BRIEFING - UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED
        WEATHER FORECAST - UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          CLEAR                                                    UNLIMITED
        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
          VFR
        REMARKS- ACFT ABRUPTLY DESCENDED 800FT FOLLOWED BY AN INCREASE IN ALT OF 1100FT.

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