NTSB Identification: MIA90LA176.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 42740.
Accident occurred Friday, August 24, 1990 in DUNDEE, MS
Probable Cause Approval Date: 11/09/1992
Aircraft: GRUMMAN 164-A, registration: N9650
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.
NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.
THE PILOT STATED THAT WHILE EXECUTING AN 'AG TURN ' THE ENGINE FAILED AND HE ATTEMPTED TO LAND IN A BEAN FIELD. DURING THE LANDING ONE WING STRUCK THE GROUND AND THE AIRPLANE GROUND LOOPED. EXAMINATION OF THE ENGINE REVEALED THAT A FUEL LINE FITTING TO THE CARBURETOR HAD FAILED DUE TO AN IMPROPER WELD.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be: IMPROPER MAINTENANCE REPAIR BY AN UNKNOWN PERSON THAT INITIATED THE ENGINE FAILURE AND THE FORCED LANDING.
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