AIRCRAFT ACCIDENT REPORT. TRANS WORLD AIRLINES, INC. BOEING 707-331C,N788TW. JOHN F. KENNEDY INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, JAMAICA, NEW YORK DECEMBER 12, 1972

The report discusses the aircraft crash during and ILS approach in IFR conditions. The flight, operating between Baltimore, Maryland, and Jamaica, New York, had been conducting an autocouplled landing approach under Category II procedures. The National Transportation Safety Board determines that the probable cause of the accident was that the captain did not maintain a safe descent path by visual external reference during an instrument landing system approach.

  • Corporate Authors:

    National Transportation Safety Board

    Office of Aviation Safety
    Washington, DC  USA  20594
  • Publication Date: 1973-5-2

Media Info

  • Pagination: 14 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00047314
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: NTSB-AAR-73-11
  • Files: NTIS
  • Created Date: Sep 27 1973 12:00AM