NTSB Identification: FTW81DA092
14 CFR Part 121 Scheduled operation of DELTA AIR LINES INC
Aircraft: DOUGLAS DC-9, registration: N1295L

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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1-0022  81/5/18  NR.NEW ORLEANS,LA     DOUGLAS DC-9        CR-  0  1  4  SCHED DOM PASSG SRV       AIRLINE TRANSPORT, AGE
        TIME - 2004                    N1295L              PX-  0  0 69                            UNK/NR, 7000 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-NONE         OT-  0  0  0                            1500 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        OPERATOR - DELTA AIR LINES,INC.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          MEMPHIS,TN                 NEW ORLEANS,LA
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           TURBULENCE                                               IN FLIGHT: NORMAL CRUISE
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           WEATHER - TURBULENCE, ASSOCIATED W/CLOUDS AND/OR THUNDERSTORMS
           PERSONNEL - FLIGHT PERSONNEL: FLIGHT ATTENDANT
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - SEAT BELT NOT FASTENED
        FACTOR(S)
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - SEAT BELT SIGN ON
           WEATHER - THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY
        WEATHER BRIEFING - COMPANY DISPATCH
        WEATHER FORECAST - FORECAST SUBSTANTIALLY CORRECT
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          OVERCAST                                                  2200
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          1 MILE OR LESS                                            HAIL, RAIN
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES
          UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED                                     180
        WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS                                      TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
           22                                                      IFR
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          IFR

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