NTSB Identification: CHI74AC072
14 CFR Part 121 Scheduled operation of DELTA AIR LINES INC
Aircraft: DOUGLAS DC-9, registration: N1262L

----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
1-0015  74/2/21  NR.PONTIAC,ILL        DOUGLAS DC-9        CR-  0  1  4  SCHED DOM PASSG SRV       AIRLINE TRANSPORT, AGE
        TIME - 2110                    N1262L              PX-  0  0 39                            UNK/NR, 12833 TOTAL
                                       DAMAGE-NONE         OT-  0  0  0                            HOURS, 4223 IN TYPE,
                                                                                                   INSTRUMENT RATED.
        OPERATOR - DELTA AIR LINES,INC.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION         LAST ENROUTE STOP
          NEW ORLEANS,LA              CHICAGO,ILL                  MEMPHIS,TENN
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           TURBULENCE                                               IN FLIGHT: DESCENDING
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           WEATHER - TURBULENCE IN FLIGHT,CLEAR AIR
           PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER IN-FLIGHT DECISIONS OR PLANNING
        FACTOR(S)
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - SEAT BELT SIGN OFF
           PERSONNEL - TRAFFIC CONTROL PERSONNEL: OTHER
        WEATHER BRIEFING - COMPANY DISPATCH
        WEATHER FORECAST - WEATHER SLIGHTLY WORSE THAN FORECAST
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED                                     UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED                                     UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
          UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED                                     UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          IFR
        REMARKS- CAT ADVISORY FRM PIREP APRX 4MIN PRIOR.CREW ASSUMED TURBC AREA AHEAD.A/S 340K.STEW FELL IN GALLEY.

Index for Feb1974 | Index of months