NTSB Identification: LAX66A0049
14 CFR Part 121 Scheduled operation of UNITED AIR LINES INC
Aircraft: DOUGLAS DC-8, registration: N8061U

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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1-0072  65/12/22 NR.SAN DIEGO,CALIF.   DOUGLAS DC-8        CR-  0  1  6  SCHED DOM PASSG SRV       AIRLINE TRANSPORT, AGE
        TIME - 0726                    N8061U              PX-  0  0  3                            53, 27000 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-NONE         OT-  0  0  0                            4300 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        OPERATOR - UNITED AIR LINES,INC.
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           TURBULENCE                                               IN FLIGHT: DESCENDING
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           WEATHER - TURBULENCE, ASSOCIATED W/CLOUDS AND/OR THUNDERSTORMS
        FACTOR(S)
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - SEAT BELT NOT FASTENED
        WEATHER BRIEFING - COMPANY DISPATCH
        WEATHER FORECAST - UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          BROKEN                                                    3300
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          5 OR OVER(UNLIMITED)                                     NONE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  TEMPERATURE-F
          NONE                                                      52
        WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS                                      TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
          CALM                                                     VFR
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          IFR
        REMARKS- STEWARDESS FASTENING SEAT BELT.AIRCRAFT ENCOUNTERED UNANTCIPATED MOD TO, SEVERE TURBULENCE

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