NTSB Identification: ATL87DLT02.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 34074.
Accident occurred Wednesday, July 08, 1987 in UNION CITY, TN
Probable Cause Approval Date: 05/27/1988
Aircraft: GULFSTREAM-SCHWEIZER G164B-600, registration: N8046K
Injuries: 1 Minor.

THE AG-ACFT LOST POWER WHILE TURNING, SHORTLY AFTER DEPARTURE FROM A FIELD. DURING THE SUBSEQUENT FORCED LDG, THE ACFT STRUCK A FENCE AND NOSED OVER. THE ENGINE WAS TORN FROM THE ACFT DURING THE IMPACT SEQUENCE. POST-CRASH EXAMINATION OF THE ACFT ENGINE BY AN FAA INSPECTOR REVEALED A QUANTITY OF WATER IN THE CARBURETOR.

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

FLUID,FUEL..CONTAMINATION

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

FLUID..WATER

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

FLUID,FUEL..STARVATION


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..FENCE

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