NTSB Identification: DEN90DQA02.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 41538.
Accident occurred Wednesday, August 01, 1990 in DEMING, NM
Probable Cause Approval Date: 10/02/1992
Aircraft: GRUMMAN G-164A, registration: N668U
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

DURING LANDING ROLL AT A PRIVATE AIR STRIP USED BY THE AGRICULTURAL APPLICATOR THE AIRCRAFT MAIN LANDING GEAR HIT A SOFT SPOT IN THE RUNWAY AND THE AIRCRAFT FLIPPED OVER. THERE WAS NO SPILLAGE OF HAZARDOUS MATERIAL.

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

FAILURE OF THE PILOT TO MAINTAIN CONTROL DURING LANDING ROLL DUE TO THE CONDITION OF THE RUNWAY. CONTRIBUTING TO THE ACCIDENT WAS THE POOR MAINTENANCE OF THE RUNWAY SURFACE.

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