NTSB Identification: MKC88LA145.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 37006.
Accident occurred Saturday, July 30, 1988 in WEST HELENA, AR
Probable Cause Approval Date: 08/08/1989
Aircraft: GRUMMAN G-164B, registration: N8257K
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, WHILE ENROUTE TO AN AERIAL APPLICATION OPERATION, THE ENGINE LOST POWER AND AN EMERGENCY LDG WAS MADE INTO THE TREES. POST ACCIDENT INVESTIGATION REVEALED THAT AN INTAKE VALVE ON NUMBER 9 CYLINDER HAD FAILED.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:ENGINE ASSEMBLY,VALVE,INTAKE..FAILURE,TOTAL
TERRAIN CONDITION..NONE SUITABLE
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