NTSB Identification: SEA72IS014
14 CFR Part 121 Scheduled operation of NORTHWEST AIRLINES INC
Aircraft: BOEING 747, registration: N601US

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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4-0043   71/10/9   SEATTLE,WASH        BOEING 747          CR-  0  0 11  SCHED INTERNATL PASSG SRV AIRLINE TRANSPORT, AGE
        TIME - 0457                    N601US              PX-  0  0 99                            UNK/NR, UNK/NR TOTAL
                                       DAMAGE-MINOR        OT-  0  0  0                            HOURS, UNK/NR IN TYPE,
                                                                                                   INSTRUMENT RATED.
        CLASSIFIED AS INCIDENT
        NAME OF AIRPORT - SEATTLE-TACOMA
        OPERATOR - NORTHWEST AIRLINES,INC.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          ANCHORAGE,ALAS              SEATTLE,WASH
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           DRAGGED WINGTIP,POD,OR FLOAT                             LANDING: GO-AROUND
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER OPERATION OF FLIGHT CONTROLS
        FACTOR(S)
           WEATHER - FOG
        WEATHER BRIEFING - COMPANY DISPATCH
        WEATHER FORECAST - UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          OBSCURATION                                               0
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          ZERO                                                     NONE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
          FOG                                                      IFR
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          IFR
        REMARKS- LOST ALL FWD VISIBILITY JUST BFOR TOUCHDOWN. NR 1 ENG SCRAPED RWY ON GO AROUND. LND OK AT SPOKANE.

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