NTSB Identification: MIA73IM034
14 CFR Part 121 Scheduled operation of DELTA AIR LINES INC
Aircraft: DOUGLAS DC-8, registration: N806E

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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4-0023  72/9/17  NR.MERIDIAN,MISS      DOUGLAS DC-8        CR-  0  0  7  SCHED DOM PASSG SRV       AIRLINE TRANSPORT, AGE
        TIME - 1325                    N806E               PX-  0  0121                            39, 20350 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-NONE         OT-  0  0  0                            1850 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        CLASSIFIED AS INCIDENT
        OPERATOR - DELTA AIR LINES,INC.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION         LAST ENROUTE STOP
          SAN DIEGO,CALIF             DETROIT,MICH                 ORLANDO,FLA
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           TURBULENCE                                               IN FLIGHT: NORMAL CRUISE
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           WEATHER - TURBULENCE IN FLIGHT,CLEAR AIR
        FACTOR(S)
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - SEAT BELT NOT FASTENED
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - SEAT BELT SIGN OFF
        WEATHER BRIEFING - COMPANY DISPATCH
        WEATHER FORECAST - FORECAST SUBSTANTIALLY CORRECT
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          CLEAR                                                    UNLIMITED
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          5 OR OVER(UNLIMITED)                                     NONE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
          NONE                                                     VFR
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          IFR
        REMARKS- ENCOUNTERED UNEXPECTED CLEAR AIR TURB. PA ANNOUNCEMENT MADE EARLY TO KEEP BELTS FASTENED.

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