NTSB Identification: CHI63A0131
14 CFR Part 121 Scheduled operation of TRANS WORLD AIRLINES INC
Aircraft: CONVAIR 880, registration: N819TW

----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
1-0020   63/1/1  NR.CHICAGO,ILL        CONVAIR 880         CR-  0  0  8  SCHED DOM PASSG SRV       AIRLINE TRANSPORT, AGE
        TIME - 2100                    N819TW              PX-  0  0 56                            45, 17931 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            1425 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        OPERATOR - TRANS WORLD AIRLINES,INC.
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           AIRFRAME FAILURE: IN FLIGHT                              IN FLIGHT: DESCENDING
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           POWERPLANT - COOLING SYSTEM: COWLING
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - MATERIAL FAILURE
        FACTOR(S)
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - SEPARATION IN FLIGHT
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - EXPLOSIVE DECOMPRESSION
        EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES - PRECAUTIONARY LANDING ON AIRPORT
                                  SUSPECTED MECHANICAL DISCREPANCY
        REMARKS- NO.2 ENG NOSE COWL TENSION LATCH FAILED. PORTION OF COWL SEPARATED,DAMAGED LEFT WING AND FUSELAGE.

Index for Jan1963 | Index of months