NTSB Identification: MKC89LA148.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 39965.
Accident occurred Sunday, July 02, 1989 in STOCKVILLE, NE
Probable Cause Approval Date: 03/29/1991
Aircraft: GRUMMAN G-164B, registration: N6629Q
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 SAID THAT DURING AN AERIAL APPLICATION OPERATION, THE ENGINE SUSTAINED A TOTAL MECHANICAL FAILURE. AN EMERGENCY LDG WAS ATTEMPTED WHICH RESULTED IN SUBSTANTIAL DAMAGE TO THE ACFT AND NO INJURIES TO THE PLT. POST ACCIDENT INVESTIGATION REVEALED A BROKEN CYLINDER TO BE THE CAUSE OF THE ENGINE FAILURE.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be: TOTAL FAILURE OF THE POWERPLANT CAUSED BY A BROKEN CYLINDER.
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