NTSB Identification: DCA76AZ029
14 CFR Part 121 Scheduled operation of U.S. AIR
Aircraft: DOUGLAS DC-9, registration: N994VJ

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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1-0011  76/6/23    PHILADELPHIA,PA     DOUGLAS DC-9        CR-  0  4  0  SCHED DOM PASSG SRV       AIRLINE TRANSPORT, AGE
        TIME - 2712                    N994VJ              PX-  0 82 20                            49, 25000 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            6000 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - PHILADELPHIA INTL
        OPERATOR - U.S. AIR
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION         LAST ENROUTE STOP
          PROVIDENCE,RI               MEMPHIS,TN                   NASHVILLE,TN
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLISION WITH GROUND/WATER: UNCONTROLLED                LANDING: GO-AROUND
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           WEATHER - WIND SHEAR
           WEATHER - THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY
        FACTOR(S)
           PERSONNEL - TRAFFIC CONTROL PERSONNEL: FAILURE TO ADVISE OF UNSAFE WEATHER CONDITIONS
        WEATHER BRIEFING - COMPANY DISPATCH
        WEATHER FORECAST - FORECAST SUBSTANTIALLY CORRECT
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          BROKEN                                                    2500
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          1 MILE OR LESS                                            THUNDERSTORM, RAIN SHOWERS
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES
          NONE                                                     240
        WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS                                      TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
           17                                                      BELOW MINIMUMS
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          IFR
        REMARKS- CONTINUED APCH INTO CLEARLY MARGINAL SVR WX CONDITION.BLO-MIN RVR INFO NOT PROVIDED BY TWR.

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