NTSB Identification: CHI81FA011
14 CFR Part 135 Nonscheduled operation of QUEEN AIRMOTIV
Aircraft: BEECH E90, registration: N2181L

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-3650   80/12/7   MICHIGAN CITY,IN    BEECH E90           CR-  1  0  0  COMMERCIAL                AIRLINE TRANSPORT, AGE
        TIME - 1647                    N2181L              PX-  3  0  0  AIR TAXI-PASSG            53, 8700 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            1132 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          CHICAGO,IL                  MICHIGAN CITY,IN
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLISION WITH GROUND/WATER: UNCONTROLLED                LANDING: FINAL APPROACH
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PERSONNEL - MAINTENANCE,SERVICING,INSPECTION: INADEQUATE MAINTENANCE AND INSPECTION
           AIRFRAME - FLIGHT CONTROL SURFACES: ELEVATOR ASSEMBLY,ATTACHMENTS
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - BINDING
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - LOOSE,PART/FITTING
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - MISSING
        FACTOR(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER IFR OPERATION
           PERSONNEL - TRAFFIC CONTROL PERSONNEL: OTHER
           WEATHER - LOW CEILING
           WEATHER - FOG
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - AIRCRAFT CAME TO REST IN WATER
        WEATHER BRIEFING - BRIEFED BY FLIGHT SERVICE PERSONNEL, BY PHONE
        WEATHER FORECAST - FORECAST SUBSTANTIALLY CORRECT
        MISSING AIRCRAFT - LATER RECOVERED
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          OBSCURATION                                               100
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          1/2 MILE OR LESS                                         RAIN
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  TEMPERATURE-F
          FOG                                                       55
        WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES                                   WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS
          130                                                       5
        TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS                               TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          IFR                                                      IFR
        REMARKS- PIVOT BOLT,P/N AN4-23A,FND ON FLOOR OF FUSELAGE,WASHER & NUT MISSING.DEST ALSTG NOT OBTAINED.

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