NTSB Identification: CHI73IC005
14 CFR Part 121 Scheduled operation of TRANS WORLD AIRLINES INC
Aircraft: BOEING 707, registration: N6739

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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4-0022  72/7/20  NR.URBANA,OHIO        BOEING 707          CR-  0  0  7  SCHED DOM PASSG SRV       AIRLINE TRANSPORT, AGE
        TIME - 0840                    N6739               PX-  0  0 42                            UNK/NR, UNK/NR TOTAL
                                       DAMAGE-NONE         OT-  0  0  0                            HOURS, UNK/NR IN TYPE,
                                                                                                   INSTRUMENT RATED.
        CLASSIFIED AS INCIDENT
        OPERATOR - TRANS WORLD AIRLINES,INC.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          CHICAGO,ILL                 DAYTON,OHIO
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           EVASIVE MANEUVER                                         IN FLIGHT: NORMAL CRUISE
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           MISCELLANEOUS - EVASIVE MANEUVER TO AVOID COLLISION
           PERSONNEL - TRAFFIC CONTROL PERSONNEL: INADEQUATE SPACING OF AIRCRAFT
           PERSONNEL - TRAFFIC CONTROL PERSONNEL: OTHER
        FACTOR(S)
           WEATHER - OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION
        WEATHER BRIEFING - COMPANY DISPATCH
        WEATHER FORECAST - FORECAST SUBSTANTIALLY CORRECT
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          SCATTERED                                                 25000
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          2 MILES OR LESS                                          NONE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
          HAZE                                                     VFR
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          IFR
        REMARKS- TWA 142 HAD NEAR MISS WITH AA 349 DUE IMPROPER COORDINATION OF FACILITIES AND CONTROLLERS.

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