NTSB Identification: NYC62A0128
14 CFR Part 121 Scheduled operation of EASTERN AIR LINES INC
Aircraft: DOUGLAS DC-7B, registration: N815D

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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1-0033  62/11/30   JAMAICA,NY          DOUGLAS DC-7B       CR-  4  2  0  SCHED DOM PASSG SRV       AIRLINE TRANSPORT, AGE
        TIME - 2145                    N815D               PX- 21 12 12                            43, 15644 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            2700 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - NEW YORK INTL
        OPERATOR - EASTERN AIR LINES,INC.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          CHARLOTTE,NC                JAMAICA,NY
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLISION WITH GROUND/WATER: CONTROLLED                  LANDING: GO-AROUND
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO FOLLOW APPROVED PROCEDURES,DIRECTIVES,ETC.
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - IMPROPER EMERGENCY PROCEDURES
           PERSONNEL - WEATHER PERSONNEL: OTHER
           PERSONNEL - TRAFFIC CONTROL PERSONNEL: OTHER
           PERSONNEL - DISPATCHING (AIR CARRIER ONLY): OTHER
           WEATHER - FOG
        WEATHER BRIEFING - COMPANY DISPATCH
        WEATHER FORECAST - WEATHER SLIGHTLY WORSE THAN FORECAST
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          OBSCURATION                                               300
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          1/4 MILE OR LESS                                         NONE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
          GROUND FOG                                               BELOW MINIMUMS
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          IFR
         FIRE AFTER IMPACT
        REMARKS- IMPROPER CREW TECHNIQUE DURING GO AROUND UNDER FOG COND NOT ADEQUATELY REPORTED.

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