NTSB Identification: DEN66A0028
14 CFR Part 121 Scheduled operation of CONTINENTAL AIR LINES INC
Aircraft: BOEING 707 320C, registration: N17321

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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1-0064  65/10/17   GLENWOOD SPGS COL   BOEING 707 320C     CR-  0  1  7  SCHED DOM PASSG SRV       AIRLINE TRANSPORT, AGE
        TIME - 1555                    N17321              PX-  0  1106                            47, 20637 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-NONE         OT-  0  0  0                            3000 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        OPERATOR - CONTINENTAL AIR LINES,INC.
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           TURBULENCE                                               IN FLIGHT: NORMAL CRUISE
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           WEATHER - TURBULENCE IN FLIGHT,CLEAR AIR
        FACTOR(S)
           PERSONNEL - WEATHER PERSONNEL: INCORRECT WEATHER FORECAST
        WEATHER BRIEFING - COMPANY DISPATCH
        WEATHER FORECAST - WEATHER CONSIDERABLY WORSE THAN FORECAST
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          BROKEN/LOWER SCATTERED                                    0
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          ZERO                                                     NONE
        WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES                                   WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS
          130                                                       57
        TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS                               TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          IFR                                                      IFR
        REMARKS- COMPANY AND WEATHER BUREAU FORECASTS WERE INADEQVATE WITH REGARD TO TURBULENCE.

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