NTSB Identification: MIA72AM086
14 CFR Part 121 Scheduled operation of DELTA AIR LINES INC
Aircraft: DOUGLAS DC8-51, registration: N821E

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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1-0019  72/2/26  NR.ALMA,GA            DOUGLAS DC8-51      CR-  0  0  7  SCHED DOM PASSG SRV       ATP,FLIGHT INSTR., AGE
        TIME - 1306                    N821E               PX-  0  2 85                            UNK/NR, 16000 TOTAL
                                       DAMAGE-NONE         OT-  0  0  0                            HOURS, 2000 IN TYPE,
                                                                                                   INSTRUMENT RATED.
        OPERATOR - DELTA AIR LINES,INC.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          ATLANTA,GA                  ORLANDO,FLA
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           TURBULENCE                                               IN FLIGHT: NORMAL CRUISE
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           WEATHER - TURBULENCE, ASSOCIATED W/CLOUDS AND/OR THUNDERSTORMS
           PERSONNEL - MISCELLANEOUS-PERSONNEL: PASSENGER
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - SEAT BELT NOT FASTENED
        FACTOR(S)
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - SEAT BELT SIGN ON
        WEATHER BRIEFING - UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED
        WEATHER FORECAST - UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED                                     UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED                                     HAIL
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
          UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED                                     IFR
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          IFR
        REMARKS- 1 PX INADVERTENTLY RELEASED SEAT BELT,WAS THROWN FROM SEAT.1 PX WAS HIT BY FLYING OBJECT.

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