NTSB Identification: MIA88LA137.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 36088.
Accident occurred Friday, April 01, 1988 in WAYSIDE, MS
Probable Cause Approval Date: 03/13/1989
Aircraft: GRUMMAN G-164A, registration: N7961
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.

WHILE ON AN AERIAL APPLICATION FLT ON SHORT FINAL, THE PLT PULLED THE THROTTLE LEVER TO REDUCE AIRSPEED BUT IT BROKE AT THE POWER CONTROL QUADRANT. THE APCH WAS CONTINUED & AFTER ACFT TRAVELED APRX 1/2 THE LENGTH OF THE RWY, HE TURNED THE MAGNETO SWITCH OFF. THE ACFT TOUCHED DOWN NEAR OBSTRUCTIONS & OCCUPIED VEHICLES AT THE DEPARTURE END OF THE RWY, THE PLT INTENTIONALLY PUSHED THE CONTROL STICK FWD WHICH CAUSED THE ACFT TO NOSE OVER & COME TO REST INVERTED.

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

THROTTLE/POWER LEVER..SEPARATION

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

MANEUVER..INTENTIONAL..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

REMEDIAL ACTION..DELAYED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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