NTSB Identification: NYC76AN057
14 CFR Part 121 Scheduled operation of BRANIFF AIRWAYS INC
Aircraft: DOUGLAS DC-8, registration: N812BN

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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1-0038  75/12/22   JAMAICA,NY          DOUGLAS DC-8        CR-  0  0  9  SCHED INTERNATL PASSG SRV AIRLINE TRANSPORT, AGE
        TIME - 1649                    N812BN              PX-  0  0116                            52, 25000 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            3500 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - JF KENNEDY INTL
        OPERATOR - BRANIFF AIRWAYS,INC.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          JAMAICA,NY                  PANAMA CITY,PANAMA
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           GEAR COLLAPSED                                           TAXI: TO TAKEOFF
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - TAXIED/PARKED WITHOUT PROPER ASSISTANCE
        FACTOR(S)
           PERSONNEL - AIRPORT SUPERVISORY PERSONNEL: OTHER
           AIRPORTS/AIRWAYS/FACILITIES - AIRPORT CONDITIONS: SNOW ON RAMP/TAXIWAY
           WEATHER - SNOW
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - OVERLOAD FAILURE
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          PARTIAL OBSCURATION                                       1000
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          3 MILES OR LESS                                          SNOW
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
          NONE                                                     IFR
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          IFR
        REMARKS- PLT UNABLE SEE TAXIWAY DUE TO ICE/SNOW COVER AND INOP TAXIWAY LIGHTS.ACFT TAXIED OFF HARD SURFACE.

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