NTSB Identification: NYC81FA008
14 CFR Part 121 Scheduled operation of BRANIFF AIRWAYS INC
Aircraft: BOEING 727, registration: N462B

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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1-0013  80/11/11   NEWARK,NJ           BOEING 727          CR-  0  0  7  SCHED DOM PASSG SRV       AIRLINE TRANSPORT, AGE
        TIME - 2231                    N462B               PX-  0  2 28                            UNK/NR, UNK/NR TOTAL
                                       DAMAGE-NONE         OT-  0  0  0                            HOURS, UNK/NR IN TYPE,
                                                                                                   INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - NEWARK INTL
        OPERATOR - BRANIFF AIRWAYS,INC.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION         LAST ENROUTE STOP
          MEMPHIS,TN                  NEWARK,NJ                    WASHINGTON,DC
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           GROUND-WATER LOOP-SWERVE                                 LANDING: ROLL
           MISCELLANEOUS                                            STATIC: IDLING ENGINE(S)
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS
        FACTOR(S)
           WEATHER - UNFAVORABLE WIND CONDITIONS
        WEATHER BRIEFING - COMPANY DISPATCH
        WEATHER FORECAST - UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          BROKEN                                                    3700
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          5 OR OVER(UNLIMITED)                                     NONE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  RELATIVE BEARING OF WIND
          NONE                                                     LEFT CROSS WIND 248-292 DEGREES
        TEMPERATURE-F                                            WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES
           36                                                      330
        WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS                                      TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
           24                                                      VFR
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          IFR
        REMARKS- WIND GUSTING 33K.2 PAX RCVD SERIOUS INJ,5 PAX MINOR INJ DRG EVACUATION.

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