NTSB Identification: DCA73AZ004
14 CFR Part 121 Scheduled operation of DELTA AIR LINES INC
Aircraft: CONVAIR 880, registration: N8807E

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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1-0017  72/12/20   CHICAGO,ILL         CONVAIR 880         CR-  0  0  7  SCHED DOM PASSG SRV       AIRLINE TRANSPORT, AGE
        TIME - 1800                    N8807E              PX-  0  0 86                            36, 5500 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT- 10  9 26                            2400 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - OHARE
        OPERATOR - DELTA AIR LINES,INC.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          TAMPA,FLA                   CHICAGO,ILL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLISION WITH AIRCRAFT: ONE AIRBORNE                    TAXI: FROM LANDING
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PERSONNEL - TRAFFIC CONTROL PERSONNEL: OTHER
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO FOLLOW APPROVED PROCEDURES,DIRECTIVES,ETC.
           PILOT IN COMMAND - MISUNDERSTANDING OF ORDERS OR INSTRUCTIONS
        FACTOR(S)
           WEATHER - LOW CEILING
           WEATHER - FOG
        WEATHER BRIEFING - RECIEVED RECORDED BRIEFING BY LFMF RADIO
        WEATHER FORECAST - FORECAST SUBSTANTIALLY CORRECT
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          OBSCURATION                                               200
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          1/4 MILE OR LESS                                         NONE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
          FOG                                                      IFR
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          IFR
        REMARKS- CTLR DIDNT USE ALL AVAIL INFO TO DETERMINE LOCATION OF CV-880.

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