NTSB Identification: NYC71AN088
14 CFR Part 121 Scheduled operation of PAN AMERICAN WORLD AWYS INC.
Aircraft: BOEING 747, registration: N750PA

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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1-0027   71/2/7  NR.WILMINGTON,NC      BOEING 747          CR-  0  2 15  SCHED INTERNATL PASSG SRV AIRLINE TRANSPORT, AGE
        TIME - 1630                    N750PA              PX-  0  2283                            57, UNK/NR TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-MINOR        OT-  0  0  0                            370 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        OPERATOR - PAN AMERICAN WORLD AIRWAYS,INC.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          MONTEGO BAY,BWI             JAMAICA,NY
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           TURBULENCE                                               IN FLIGHT: NORMAL CRUISE
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           WEATHER - TURBULENCE, ASSOCIATED W/CLOUDS AND/OR THUNDERSTORMS
        FACTOR(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER IN-FLIGHT DECISIONS OR PLANNING
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - SEAT BELT SIGN ON
        WEATHER BRIEFING - COMPANY DISPATCH
        WEATHER FORECAST - WEATHER CONSIDERABLY WORSE THAN FORECAST
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          CLEAR                                                    UNLIMITED
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          5 OR OVER(UNLIMITED)                                     THUNDERSTORM
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
          NONE                                                     VFR
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          IFR
        REMARKS- VALID SIGMETS IMPLIED SEVERE TURB. CIRCUMNAVIGATION OF TSTM AREA WAS POSSIBLE TO EAST.

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