NTSB Identification: DCA66A0005
14 CFR Part 121 Scheduled operation of TRANS WORLD AIRLINES INC
Aircraft: BOEING 707 131B, registration: N748TW

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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          BOEING 707 131B     CR-  0  0  7  SCHED DOM PASSG SRV       ATP,FLIGHT INSTR., AGE
        TIME - 1618                    N748TW              PX-  0  0 51                            45, 18842 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  4 34 16                            1867 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        OPERATOR - TRANS WORLD AIRLINES,INC.
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLISION WITH AIRCRAFT: BOTH IN FLIGHT                  IN FLIGHT: NORMAL CRUISE
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PERSONNEL - MISCELLANEOUS-PERSONNEL: PILOT OF OTHER AIRCRAFT
        FACTOR(S)
           MISCELLANEOUS - EVASIVE MANEUVER TO AVOID COLLISION
        EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES - PRECAUTIONARY LANDING ON AIRPORT
                                  SUSPECTED OR KNOWN AIRCRAFT DAMAGE
         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
        REMARKS- PLT N6218C MISJUDGED ALT.SEPARATION DUE OPTICAL ILLUSION CREATED BY UP-SLOPE EFFECT OF CLOUD TOPS.

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