NTSB Identification: NYC73AN080
14 CFR Part 121 Scheduled operation of TRANS WORLD AIRLINES INC
Aircraft: BOEING 707, registration: N788TW

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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1-0047  72/12/12   JAMAICA,NY          BOEING 707          CR-  0  0  3  SCHED DOM CARGO SRV       AIRLINE TRANSPORT, AGE
        TIME - 2256                    N788TW              PX-  0  0  0                            49, 19938 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            8400 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - JFK INTL
        OPERATOR - TRANS WORLD AIRLINES,INC.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          BALTIMORE,MD                JAMAICA,NY
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLIDED WITH: RUNWAY OR APPROACH LIGHTS                 LANDING: FINAL APPROACH
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO FOLLOW APPROVED PROCEDURES,DIRECTIVES,ETC.
        FACTOR(S)
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - INSTRUMENTS-MISREAD OR FAILED TO READ
           WEATHER - LOW CEILING
           WEATHER - RAIN
           WEATHER - FOG
        WEATHER BRIEFING - COMPANY DISPATCH
        WEATHER FORECAST - FORECAST SUBSTANTIALLY CORRECT
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          OBSCURATION                                               200
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          1/2 MILE OR LESS                                         DRIZZLE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES
          FOG                                                       40
        WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS                                      TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
           5                                                       IFR
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          IFR
        REMARKS- PLT DIDNT MAINTAIN SAFE DESCENT PATH BY VISUAL EXTERNAL REF DRNG ILS APCH.HIT APCH LT BARS ON PIER

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