NTSB Identification: DCA66A0005
14 CFR Part 121 Scheduled operation of EASTERN AIR LINES INC
Aircraft: LOCKHEED L1049C, registration: N6218C

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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1-0033   65/12/4 NR.CARMEL NY          LOCKHEED L1049C     CR-  1  4  0  SCHED DOM PASSG SRV       AIRLINE TRANSPORT, AGE
        TIME - 1618                    N6218C              PX-  3 30 16                            42, 11508 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0 58                            1947 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        OPERATOR - EASTERN AIR LINES,INC.
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLISION WITH AIRCRAFT: BOTH IN FLIGHT                  IN FLIGHT: NORMAL CRUISE
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - SPATIAL DISORIENTATION
        EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES - FORCED LANDING OFF AIRPORT ON LAND
                                  SUSPECTED OR KNOWN AIRCRAFT DAMAGE
                                  DIRECTIONAL CONTROL PROBLEM
         SPECIAL DATA
          SEGMENTS OF AVIATION INVOLVED - US AIR CARRIER-US AIR CARRIER
          CONTROLLING AGENCY - CENTER EN-ROUTE                     RADAR CTL/SURVEILLANCE - UNDER RADAR CONTACT
          TRAFFIC ADVISORY ISSUED - NONE                           CONTROL ZONE/AREA - YES
          CONVERGENCE ANGLE-DEGREES -  74                          HORIZONTAL COLLISION ANGLE-DEGREES -   *ERROR-INVALID COD
          VERTICAL COLLISION ANGLE-DEGREES -  *ERROR-INVALID CODE* EVASIVE ACTION TAKEN - YES
          ANTI-COLLISION LIGHTS - OPERATING
         FIRE AFTER IMPACT
        REMARKS- PLT MISJUDGED ALT.SEPARATION DUE OPTICAL ILLUSION CREATED BY UP-SLOPE EFFECT OF CLOUD TOPS.

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