Last updated: 26 April 2017
Narrative:The pilot did not hold a type rating or written authorization to act as pilot in command. The co-pilot did not hold a type rating or written authorization to act as second in command and his medical had expired. The aircraft did not have an airworthiness certificate or had a special flight permit been issued. The left propeller went into reverse during the initial climb due to corrosion and deterioration of the wiring that controlled the propeller. The aircraft crashed out of control after colliding with power lines during take off. It struck the ground and went through a fence then down a slope and over an embankment. The aircraft then bounced across a street while turning around and colliding with a power line pole tail first. The aircraft has travelled about 537 ft from initial ground contact. All three engines were still producing power when the aircraft came to rest.
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Distance from Tulsa International Airport, OK to Dayton-Wright Patterson AFB, OH as the crow flies is 1104 km (690 miles).