NTSB Identification: CHI80FA067
14 CFR Part 135 Nonscheduled operation of CLARK AVIATION
Aircraft: AERO COMDR 680FL, registration: N4700E

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-2881   80/9/3    CHICAGO,IL          AERO COMDR 680FL    CR-  1  0  0  COMMERCIAL                ATP,FLIGHT INSTR., AGE
        TIME - 0453                    N4700E              PX-  0  0  0  AIR TAXI-CARGO            29, 2079 TOTAL HOURS, 10
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - CHICAGO MIDWAY
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION         LAST ENROUTE STOP
          CHICAGO,IL                  BLOOMINGTON,IL               PEORIA,IL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           ENGINE FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION                            TAKEOFF: INITIAL CLIMB
           COLLIDED WITH: TREES                                     LANDING: TRAFFIC PATTERN-CIRCLING
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           POWERPLANT - ENGINE STRUCTURE: VALVE ASSEMBLIES
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - MATERIAL FAILURE
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO FOLLOW APPROVED PROCEDURES,DIRECTIVES,ETC.
        PARTIAL POWER LOSS - PARTIAL LOSS OF POWER - 1 ENGINE
        EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES - FORCED LANDING OFF AIRPORT ON LAND
         FIRE AFTER IMPACT
        REMARKS- NO 5 EXHAUST VLV SEAT IN L ENG CAME OUT OF RECESS.WITNESS OBSD ACFT IN TIGHT TURN BACK TO ARPT.

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