NTSB Identification: NYC78FA038
14 CFR Part 121 Scheduled operation of DELTA AIR LINES INC
Aircraft: DOUGLAS DC-8, registration: N1306L

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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1-0002  78/3/28  NR.BIMINI             DOUGLAS DC-8        CR-  0  1  6  SCHED DOM PASSG SRV       AIRLINE TRANSPORT, AGE
        TIME - 2230                    N1306L              PX-  0  0122                            UNK/NR, 24000 TOTAL
                                       DAMAGE-MINOR        OT-  0  0  0                            HOURS, 7000 IN TYPE,
                                                                                                   INSTRUMENT RATED.
        OPERATOR - DELTA AIR LINES,INC.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          MIAMI,FL                    JAMACIA,NY
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           TURBULENCE                                               IN FLIGHT: CLIMB TO CRUISE
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO FOLLOW APPROVED PROCEDURES,DIRECTIVES,ETC.
           PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER IN-FLIGHT DECISIONS OR PLANNING
           WEATHER - TURBULENCE IN FLIGHT,CLEAR AIR
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - SEAT BELT SIGN OFF
        WEATHER BRIEFING - COMPANY DISPATCH
        WEATHER FORECAST - FORECAST SUBSTANTIALLY CORRECT
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          OVERCAST                                                  2000
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          5 OR OVER(UNLIMITED)                                     NONE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
          NONE                                                     IFR
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          IFR
        REMARKS- FLT ENCOUNTERED FORECAST TURBULENCE WHILE CLIMBING THROUGH 20000FT. SBL TURNED ON AFT ENTER TURB.

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