NTSB Identification: FTW79FA034
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: AERO COMDR 680, registration: N6818S

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-4415  78/12/28 NR.OKLAHOMA CITY,OK   AERO COMDR 680      CR-  0  1  0  MISCELLANEOUS             PRIVATE, AGE 49, 2155
        TIME - 1745                    N6818S              PX-  1  0  0  FERRY                     TOTAL HOURS, 400 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - CLARENCE E PAGE
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
         OKLAHOMA CITY,OK             EL RENO,OK
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           ENGINE FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION                            IN FLIGHT: CLIMB TO CRUISE
           STALL: MUSH                                              LANDING: FINAL APPROACH
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           POWERPLANT - ENGINE STRUCTURE: MASTER AND CONNECTING RODS
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - FATIGUE FRACTURE
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO FOLLOW APPROVED PROCEDURES,DIRECTIVES,ETC.
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO RETRACT LANDING GEAR
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - IMPROPER EMERGENCY PROCEDURES
        FACTOR(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - ATTEMPTED OPERATION W/KNOWN DEFICIENCIES IN EQUIPMENT
           PERSONNEL - MAINTENANCE,SERVICING,INSPECTION: INADEQUATE MAINTENANCE AND INSPECTION
        PARTIAL POWER LOSS - PARTIAL LOSS OF POWER - 1 ENGINE
        COMPLETE POWER LOSS - COMPLETE ENGINE FAILURE/FLAMEOUT-1 ENGINE
        EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES - FORCED LANDING OFF AIRPORT ON LAND
        REMARKS- CONROD FAILED L ENG.PLT AWARE OF 800-1000RPM MAG DROP R ENG.FLAPS,GR DOWN.ACFT UNAIRWORTHY.

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