NTSB Identification: MKC88LA103.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 36828.
Accident occurred Thursday, May 26, 1988 in GRUBBS, AR
Probable Cause Approval Date: 07/10/1989
Aircraft: GRUMMAN G-164A, registration: N4237
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 HE EXPERIENCED A TOTAL LOSS OF ENGINE POWER SHORTLY AFTER TAKEOFF FROM AN AGRICULTURE STRIP NEAR GRUBBS, ARKANSAS. THE PILOT EXECUTED A FORCED LANDING INTO A FLOODED RICE FIELD. VISUAL METEOROLOGICAL CONDITIONS PREVAILED AT THE TIME OF THE ACCIDENT. THE ENGINE FROM THE AIRCRAFT WAS EXAMINED AND RUN FOR ONE HOUR WITHOUT DIFFICULTY. THE CAUSE OF THE ENGINE POWER LOSS WAS NOT DETERMINED.

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

REASON FOR OCCURRENCE UNDETERMINED

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