Date & Time: May 25, 2003 at 1754 LT
Type of aircraft:
Piper PA-31 Cheyenne
Operator:
Navajo
Registration:
N36DR
Flight Phase:
Takeoff (climb)
Flight Type:
Private
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Woodruff-Chicago
MSN:
31-7530025
YOM:
1975
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
3
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
4
Captain / Total flying hours:
11850
Aircraft flight hours:
5384
Circumstances:

After takeoff from runway 36, the twin engine aircraft encountered problem to climb properly. It then hit some trees before crashing in a wooded area.