NTSB Identification: FTW94LA246.
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Accident occurred Monday, July 25, 1994 in POLLARD, AR
Probable Cause Approval Date: 09/24/1995
Aircraft: GRUMMAN G-164B, registration: N8092K
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

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DURING THE INITIAL CLIMB THE ENGINE LOST POWER AND THE PILOT ATTEMPTED A LANDING IN THE ONLY AVAILABLE AREA, A RICE PADDY. DURING THE LANDING ROLL THE MAIN LANDING GEAR SANK INTO THE MUD AND THE AIRCRAFT NOSED OVER TO THE INVERTED POSITION.

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

THE LOSS OF ENGINE POWER FOR UNDETERMINED REASONS. A FACTOR WAS THE LACK OF SUITABLE TERRAIN TO PERFORM A FORCED LANDING.

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