NTSB Identification: FTW87DRD04.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 33549.
Accident occurred Thursday, April 16, 1987 in RAYNE, LA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 05/09/1988
Aircraft: GRUMMAN G-164, registration: N10259
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

THE AIRCRAFT'S ENGINE LOST POWER AND STOPPED WHILE MANEUVERING. THE AIRCRAFT IMPACTED A DIRT BANK AND NOSED OVER IN SOFT DIRT/MUD DURING THE FORCED LANDING. WATER WAS FOUND IN THE FUEL SYSTEM AND WATER WAS ALSO FOUND IN THE FUEL TANK OF ANOTHER AIRCRAFT REFUELED FROM THE SAME STORAGE TANK AND IN THE STORAGE TANK ITSELF.

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

AIRCRAFT SERVICE..INADEQUATE..AIRPORT PERSONNEL

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

PREFLIGHT PLANNING/PREPARATION..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SOFT


Contributing Factors

FLUID,FUEL..CONTAMINATION


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..NONE SUITABLE


Contributing Factors

FLUID,FUEL..WATER


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..ROUGH/UNEVEN

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