NTSB Identification: MKC88LA162.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 37126.
Accident occurred Monday, August 22, 1988 in ELAINE, AR
Probable Cause Approval Date: 10/03/1989
Aircraft: GRUMMAN G-164A, registration: N6661Q
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.

DURING AN AERIAL APPLICATION OPERATION, THE PILOT SAID THAT IMMEDIATELY AFTER BREAKING GROUND ON TAKEOFF, THE ENGINE QUIT. HE ATTEMPTED TO RE-LAND ON THE REMAINING AVAILABLE RUNWAY, BUT RAN OFF THE END, HITTING A DITCH AND NOSING OVER. CAUSE OF THE ENGINE FAILURE WAS UNDETERMINED.

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

REASON FOR OCCURRENCE UNDETERMINED


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..DITCH

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