NTSB Identification: OAK71AP017
14 CFR Part 121 Nonscheduled operation of BRANIFF AIRWAYS INC
Aircraft: BOEING 707, registration: N7099

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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1-0037  70/9/18    NO.PACIFIC OCEAN    BOEING 707          CR-  0  1  7  MIL CONTRACT PASSG INTL   AIRLINE TRANSPORT, AGE
        TIME - 0245                    N7099               PX-  0  0165                            50, 23858 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-MINOR        OT-  0  0  0                            2821 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        OPERATOR - BRANIFF AIRWAYS,INC.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          HONOLULU,HAWAII             CLARK AFBASE,PI
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           TURBULENCE                                               IN FLIGHT: NORMAL CRUISE
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           WEATHER - TURBULENCE, ASSOCIATED W/CLOUDS AND/OR THUNDERSTORMS
        FACTOR(S)
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - SEAT BELT NOT FASTENED
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - SEAT BELT SIGN ON
        WEATHER BRIEFING - COMPANY DISPATCH
        WEATHER FORECAST - WEATHER SLIGHTLY WORSE THAN FORECAST
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          OBSCURATION                                               0
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          ZERO                                                     THUNDERSTORM
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
          NONE                                                     VFR
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          IFR
        REMARKS- SEAT BELT SIGN TURNED ON JUST BEFORE ACFT PENETRATED TOP OF UNDETECTED CB. NOT SHOWN ON WEA RADAR.

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