NTSB Identification: MIA87LA177.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 33580.
Accident occurred Wednesday, June 10, 1987 in RULEVILLE, MS
Probable Cause Approval Date: 07/05/1988
Aircraft: GRUMMAN G-164, registration: N585Y
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.

WHILE MANEUVERING THE ACFT FOR A SWATH RUN AFTER TAKEOFF THE PLT STATED THAT IT WAS SLOW TO CLIMB. HE THEN LOWERED THE NOSE TO INCREASE AIRSPEED, & REALIZING THAT THE ACFT WOULD NOT CLEAR TREES LOCATED AHEAD OF THE FLT, ELECTED TO LAND IN A FIELD. UPON TOUCHDOWN ON THE MAIN GEAR, THE ACFT NOSED OVER & CAME TO REST INVERTED. HE ALSO STATED THAT THERE WAS NO ENG FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION, & THAT THE ACCIDENT COULD HAVE BEEN PREVENTED BY DUMPING THE LOAD OF CHEMICAL.

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

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

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

CLIMB..NOT ATTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

LOAD JETTISON..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SOFT

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