NTSB Identification: DCA69A0013
14 CFR Part 121 Scheduled operation of UNITED AIR LINES INC
Aircraft: BOEING 727, registration: N7434U

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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1-0004  69/1/18  NR.LOS ANGELES,CALIF  BOEING 727          CR-  6  0  0  SCHED DOM PASSG SRV       AIRLINE TRANSPORT, AGE
        TIME - 1821                    N7434U              PX- 32  0  0                            49, 13665 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            1908 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        OPERATOR - UNITED AIR LINES,INC.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION         LAST ENROUTE STOP
         LOS ANGELES,CALIF            MILWAUKEE,WIS                DENVER,COLO
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLISION WITH GROUND/WATER: UNCONTROLLED                IN FLIGHT: OTHER
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - SPATIAL DISORIENTATION
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - ELECTRICAL FAILURE
           WEATHER - LOW CEILING
           WEATHER - RAIN
           WEATHER - FOG
        FACTOR(S)
           SYSTEMS - FIRE WARNING SYSTEM: POWERPLANT
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - AIRCRAFT CAME TO REST IN WATER
        WEATHER BRIEFING - SELF-HELP,PILOT CHECKED WEATHER DATA
        WEATHER FORECAST - FORECAST SUBSTANTIALLY CORRECT
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          SCATTERED                                                 1000
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          3 MILES OR LESS                                          RAIN
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  TEMPERATURE-F
          FOG                                                       55
        WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES                                   WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS
          160                                                       5
        TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS                               TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          IFR                                                      IFR
        REMARKS- DPTD NR 3 GEN INOP.FIRE WARN NR 1,ENG SHUT-DOWN.ATTITUDE INST INOP DUE CMPLT LOSS OF ELECT SYS.

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