NTSB Identification: FTW75AF014
14 CFR Part 121 Scheduled operation of EASTERN AIR LINES INC
Aircraft: DOUGLAS DC-9, registration: N8962E

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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1-0010   74/9/1  NR.MERIDIAN,MISS      DOUGLAS DC-9        CR-  0  1  4  SCHED DOM PASSG SRV       ATP,FLIGHT INSTR., AGE
        TIME - 1548                    N8962E              PX-  0  0 59                            41, 15500 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-NONE         OT-  0  0  0                            1900 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        OPERATOR - EASTERN AIR LINES,INC.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          ATLANTA,GA                  SAN ANTONIO,TEX
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           TURBULENCE                                               IN FLIGHT: NORMAL CRUISE
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PERSONNEL - FLIGHT PERSONNEL
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - SEAT BELT NOT FASTENED
        FACTOR(S)
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - SEAT BELT SIGN ON
           WEATHER - TURBULENCE, ASSOCIATED W/CLOUDS AND/OR THUNDERSTORMS
        WEATHER BRIEFING - COMPANY DISPATCH
        WEATHER FORECAST - FORECAST SUBSTANTIALLY CORRECT
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          OVERCAST                                                 UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          5 OR OVER(UNLIMITED)                                     NONE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
          HAZE                                                     IFR
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          IFR
        REMARKS- P/A ANNOUNCEMENT MADE PRIOR TURBC ENCOUNTER.FLT ATTENDANT INJURED TRYING TO HOLD SVC CART DOWN.

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