NTSB Identification: LAX95LA195.
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Accident occurred Wednesday, May 24, 1995 in ROBBINS, CA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 11/06/1995
Aircraft: GRUMMAN G-164B, registration: N6774K
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

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DURING AN AERIAL APPLICATION FLIGHT, THE PILOT EXPERIENCED A LOSS OF ENGINE POWER AND MADE A FORCED LANDING INTO A PLOWED FIELD WHERE IT NOSED OVER. EXAMINATION OF THE ENGINE REVEALED THAT THE NO. 6 CYLINDER SEPARATED IN THE AREA OF THE COOLING FINS.

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

a loss of engine power due to a separation of the number 6 cylinder, and the nose over during the subsequent forced landing.

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