NTSB Identification: LAX62A0081
14 CFR Part 121 Nonscheduled operation of BLATZ AIRLINES INC
Aircraft: DOUGLAS DC-3, registration: N58731

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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1-0040  62/1/20  NR.BIG TREES,CALIF    DOUGLAS DC-3        CR-  0  0  3  NS/CTR REVENUE PASSG DOM  AIRLINE TRANSPORT, AGE
        TIME - 0026                    N58731              PX-  0  3 16                            UNK/NR, 11580 TOTAL
                                       DAMAGE-MINOR        OT-  0  0  0                            HOURS, 5000 IN TYPE,
                                                                                                   INSTRUMENT RATED.
        OPERATOR - BLATZ AIRLINES,INC.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          BURBANK,CALIF               HAWTHORNE,NEV
        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
        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                                                     NONE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
          NONE                                                     VFR
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          IFR
        REMARKS- CREW WARNING OF TURB ADEQUATE. DIVERTED TO FALLON NAS FOR MEDICAL AID.

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