NTSB Identification: LAX71IL020
14 CFR Part 121 Scheduled operation of UNITED AIR LINES INC
Aircraft: DOUGLAS DC-8, registration: N2578

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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4-0055  70/10/10 NR.BARSTOW,CALIF      DOUGLAS DC-8        CR-  0  0  9  SCHED DOM PASSG SRV       CERTIFICATE UNKNOWN, AGE
        TIME - 1255                    N2578               PX-  0  0119                            UNK/NR, UNK/NR TOTAL
                                       DAMAGE-NONE         OT-  0  0  0                            HOURS, UNK/NR IN TYPE,
                                                                                                   UNK/NR INSTRUMENT RATED.
        CLASSIFIED AS INCIDENT
        OPERATOR - UNITED AIR LINES,INC.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          CHICAGO,ILL                 LOS ANGELES,CALIF
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           TURBULENCE                                               IN FLIGHT: DESCENDING
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           WEATHER - TURBULENCE IN FLIGHT,CLEAR AIR
        WEATHER BRIEFING - COMPANY DISPATCH
        WEATHER FORECAST - UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          CLEAR                                                    UNLIMITED
        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- ENCTRD CAT 28000FT,CAPT TURNED SEAT BELT SIGN ON,ANNCD TURB BY PA SYS.STEWARDESS IN AISLE AT TIME.

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