NTSB Identification: DCA75AZ005
14 CFR Part 121 Scheduled operation of TRANS WORLD AIRLINES INC
Aircraft: BOEING 727, registration: N54328

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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1-0029   74/12/1   BERRYVILLE,VA       BOEING 727          CR-  7  0  0  SCHED DOM PASSG SRV       AIRLINE TRANSPORT, AGE
        TIME - 1110                    N54328              PX- 85  0  0                            44, 3765 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            2899 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        OPERATOR - TRANS WORLD AIRLINES,INC.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          COLUMBUS,OH                 WASHINGTON,DC
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLISION WITH GROUND/WATER: CONTROLLED                  LANDING: INITIAL APPROACH
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - MISUNDERSTANDING OF ORDERS OR INSTRUCTIONS
           PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER IN-FLIGHT DECISIONS OR PLANNING
           PERSONNEL - TRAFFIC CONTROL PERSONNEL: OTHER
        FACTOR(S)
           PERSONNEL - TRAFFIC CONTROL PERSONNEL: OTHER
           WEATHER - TURBULENCE, ASSOCIATED W/CLOUDS AND/OR THUNDERSTORMS
        WEATHER BRIEFING - COMPANY DISPATCH
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          OVERCAST                                                 UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          ZERO                                                      RAIN, SNOW
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
          FOG                                                      IFR
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          IFR
         FIRE AFTER IMPACT
        REMARKS- ATC PROC INADEQUATE,LACK CLARITY.APCH CHART ALT RSTRNS INADEQUATE.

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