NTSB Identification: MKC88LA144.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 37007.
Accident occurred Saturday, July 30, 1988 in CHERRY VALLEY, AR
Probable Cause Approval Date: 08/08/1989
Aircraft: GRUMMAN G-164B, registration: N6823K
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 PLT SAID THAT SHORTLY AFTER TAKEOFF, HE HAD A PARTIAL POWER LOSS. HE DUMPED HIS CHEMICAL LOAD AND ATTEMPTED TO RETURN FOR LANDING. WHILE TURNING THE ENGINE SUFFERED A COMPLETE LOSS OF POWER. HE ATTEMPTED TO LAND, BUT ON THE ROLL OUT, ACFT NOSED OVER IN THE SOFT TERRAIN. THE CAUSE OF THE ENGINE FAILURE WAS UNDETERMINED.

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

POWERPLANT..UNDETERMINED


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SOFT

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