NTSB Identification: DEN71AD013
14 CFR Part 121 Scheduled operation of UNITED AIR LINES INC
Aircraft: DOUGLAS DC-8, registration: N8022U

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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1-0034  70/9/21  NR.DENVER,COLO        DOUGLAS DC-8        CR-  0  1  7  SCHED DOM PASSG SRV       AIRLINE TRANSPORT, AGE
        TIME - 1921                    N8022U              PX-  0  1110                            48, 17501 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-MINOR        OT-  0  0  0                            1134 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        OPERATOR - UNITED AIR LINES,INC.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          SAN FRANCISCO,CALIF        DENVER,COLO
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           TURBULENCE                                               IN FLIGHT: DESCENDING
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           WEATHER - TURBULENCE, ASSOCIATED W/CLOUDS AND/OR THUNDERSTORMS
           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
          UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED                                     UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          5 OR OVER(UNLIMITED)                                     NONE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
          NONE                                                     VFR
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          IFR
        REMARKS- FLEW INTO ISOLATED CUMULUS. WASNT DEPICTED BY ACFT OR GRND RADAR.

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