NTSB Identification: DCA77AA015
14 CFR Part 121 Scheduled operation of SOUTHERN AIRWAYS INC
Aircraft: DOUGLAS DC-9, registration: N1335U

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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1-0010   77/4/4    NEW HOPE,GA         DOUGLAS DC-9        CR-  2  1  1  SCHED DOM PASSG SRV       AIRLINE TRANSPORT, AGE
        TIME - 1619                    N1335U              PX- 60 21  0                            54, 19380 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            3205 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        OPERATOR - SOUTHERN AIRWAYS,INC.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION         LAST ENROUTE STOP
          MUSCLE SHOALS,AL            ATLANTA,GA                   HUNTSVILLE,AL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           ENGINE FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION                            IN FLIGHT: NORMAL CRUISE
           COLLISION WITH GROUND/WATER: CONTROLLED                  LANDING: LEVEL OFF/TOUCHDOWN
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           POWERPLANT - MISCELLANEOUS: COMPRESSOR STALLS
           POWERPLANT - COMPRESSOR ASSEMBLY: OTHER
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - OVERHEATED
           WEATHER - HAIL
           WEATHER - THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY
        FACTOR(S)
           PERSONNEL - DISPATCHING (AIR CARRIER ONLY): FAILURE TO KEEP FLIGHT PROPERLY ADVISED
           PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER IN-FLIGHT DECISIONS OR PLANNING
        COMPLETE POWER LOSS - COMPLETE ENGINE FAILURE/FLAMEOUT-2 ENGINES
        WEATHER BRIEFING - COMPANY DISPATCH
        WEATHER FORECAST - FORECAST SUBSTANTIALLY CORRECT
        EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES - FORCED LANDING OFF AIRPORT ON LAND
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          OBSCURATION                                               500
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          3/4 MILE OR LESS                                          RAIN SHOWERS, THUNDERSTORM
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES
          NONE                                                     320
        WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS                                      TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
           28                                                      IFR
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          IFR
         FIRE AFTER IMPACT
        REMARKS- INGESTION OF MASSIVE AMTS OF WATER & HAIL,THRUST LEVER MVT INDUCED STALL.PLT RELIED ON WX RADAR.

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