NTSB Identification: CHI75AC073
14 CFR Part 121 Scheduled operation of NORTHWEST AIRLINES INC
Aircraft: DOUGLAS DC-10, registration: N149US

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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1-0043  75/3/13  NR.LACROSSE,WI        DOUGLAS DC-10       CR-  0  1 10  SCHED DOM PASSG SRV       AIRLINE TRANSPORT, AGE
        TIME - 1435                    N149US              PX-  0  0116                            52, 21500 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-NONE         OT-  0  0  0                            1170 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        OPERATOR - NORTHWEST AIRLINES,INC.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION         LAST ENROUTE STOP
          MINNEAPOLIS,MI              TAMPA,FL                     ATLANTA,GA
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           TURBULENCE                                               IN FLIGHT: CLIMB TO CRUISE
           MISCELLANEOUS                                            IN FLIGHT: CLIMB TO CRUISE
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           WEATHER - TURBULENCE IN FLIGHT,CLEAR AIR
           PERSONNEL - FLIGHT PERSONNEL: FLIGHT ATTENDANT
           AIRFRAME - FUSELAGE: OTHER
        FACTOR(S)
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - CREW COORDINATION-POOR
        WEATHER BRIEFING - COMPANY DISPATCH
        WEATHER FORECAST - FORECAST SUBSTANTIALLY CORRECT
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          CLEAR                                                    UNLIMITED
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          5 OR OVER(UNLIMITED)                                     NONE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES
          NONE                                                     270
        WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS                                      TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
           35                                                      VFR
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          IFR
        REMARKS- CABIN ATTENDANT INJURY.TWO OVERHEAD CEILING PANELS OF REAR GALLEY UNLATCHED AND FELL.

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