NTSB Identification: OAK68D0329
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: GRUMMAN G-164, registration: N5254

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-0632  68/3/27    GRIMES,CALIF        GRUMMAN G-164       CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, AGE 29, 6300
        TIME - 0800                    N5254               PX-  0  0  0  ASSOC CROP CTL ACTIVITY   TOTAL HOURS, 3000 IN
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            TYPE, NOT INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - THAYER BROS.
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           PROPELLER/ROTOR FAILURE: PROPELLER                       TAKEOFF: RUN
           NOSE OVER/DOWN                                           TAKEOFF: ABORTED
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           POWERPLANT - PROPELLER AND ACCESSORIES: HYDRAULIC PITCH CONTROL MECHANISM
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - MISSING
         SPECIAL DATA
          TOTAL HOURS IN CROP CONTROL - 6000                       KIND OF OPERATION - SPRAYING CROPS
          KIND OF CROP - OTHER                                     TYPE OF CHEMICAL USED - LIQUID CHEMICAL-NONTOXIC
          PILOT' S SEAT BELT -UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED                 GLOVES - USED
          GOGGLES - USED                                           CRASH HELMET - AVAILABLE USED
          CRASH BAR - INSTALLED                                    TANK/HOPPER-LOCATION - FORWARD OF PILOT
          TERRAIN-TYPE -LEVEL,FLAT                                 ELEVATION-AREA BEING TREATED-FEET -  47
        REMARKS- CONNECTING BOLT BETWEEN THE GOVERNOR CONTROL AND THE ACTUATING ROD WAS LOST.SPRAYING ALFALFA.

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