NTSB Identification: NYC70A0017
14 CFR Part 121 Nonscheduled operation of SEABOARD WORLD AIRLINES INC
Aircraft: DOUGLAS DC8-63, registration: N8635SW

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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1-0038  69/7/23    N.PACIFIC OCEAN     DOUGLAS DC8-63      CR-  0  2  8  MIL CONTRACT PASSG INTL   AIRLINE TRANSPORT, AGE
        TIME - 1150                    N8635SW             PX-  0  0219                            44, 13675 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-NONE         OT-  0  0  0                            800 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        OPERATOR - SEABOARD WORLD AIRLINES,INC.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION         LAST ENROUTE STOP
          TACOMA,WASH                 CAM RANH,S VIETNAM           ANDERSON AFB GUAM
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           TURBULENCE                                               IN FLIGHT: NORMAL CRUISE
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO FOLLOW APPROVED PROCEDURES,DIRECTIVES,ETC.
           WEATHER - TURBULENCE, ASSOCIATED W/CLOUDS AND/OR THUNDERSTORMS
        FACTOR(S)
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - SEAT BELT SIGN ON
        WEATHER BRIEFING - BRIEFING RECEIVED-METHOD UNKNOWN
        WEATHER FORECAST - FORECAST SUBSTANTIALLY CORRECT
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          SCATTERED                                                UNLIMITED
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          2 MILES OR LESS                                          NONE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
          UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED                                     VFR
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          IFR
        REMARKS- TCU AND CU IN AREA.FLT ENCTRD CHOP APRX 2 MIN BFR HARD GUSTS.SEAT BELT SIGN TURNED ON TOO LATE.

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