Date & Time: Dec 10, 2004 at 1250 LT
Operator:
Charter One
Registration:
N648KA
Flight Phase:
Takeoff (climb)
Flight Type:
Executive
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Bay View-Houston
MSN:
BB-0648
YOM:
1980
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
5
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
0
Captain / Total flying hours:
5800
Captain / Total hours on type:
400
Aircraft flight hours:
6532
Circumstances:

On takeoff from runway 23, just after lift off, the left engine stopped and the aircraft crashed into trees parallel to the runway. All 6 occupants were uninjured but the aircraft was destroyed by post impact fire. Takeoff was made from an unsuitable terrain.