NTSB Identification: CHI86FA233.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 35354.
Nonscheduled 14 CFR
Accident occurred Sunday, September 28, 1986 in CHICAGO, IL
Probable Cause Approval Date: 08/11/1988
Aircraft: BEECH E18S, registration: N101VE
Injuries: 1 Fatal.

NTSB investigators either traveled in support of this investigation or conducted a significant amount of investigative work without any travel, and used data obtained from various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

THE ACFT HAD DEPARTED ON RNWY 13. HE WAS THEN DIRECTED TO CLIMB TO 6000 FT. THIRTY SECONDS LATER HE ADVISED HE HAD ENG TROUBLE AND WAS RETURNING TO THE ARPT. SHORTLY THEREAFTER HE ADVISED HE COULD NOT MAINTAIN ALT. THE ACFT, ONE MILE SE OF THE ARPT, STRUCK THE ROOFS OF TWO FAMILY TYPE RESIDENCES. THEN STRUCK TWO GARAGES, GROUND IMPACTED AND STRUCK THE REAR AREA OF A THIRD RESIDENCE. AN INTENSE FIRE FOLLOWED. LEFT ENG HAD IMPELLER FAILURE. PROP WAS PITCHED BETWEEN LOW AND HIGH RPM.

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

PROPELLER SYSTEM/ACCESSORIES,FEATHERING SYSTEM..INCORRECT

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

OBJECT..RESIDENCE

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

PROPELLER SYSTEM/ACCESSORIES,FEATHERING SYSTEM..MOVEMENT RESTRICTED


Contributing Factors

ENG ASSEMBLY,BLOWER/IMPELLER/INTEGRAL SUPERCHARGER..FAILURE,TOTAL


Contributing Factors

LUBRICATING SYSTEM..LACK OF

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