NTSB Identification: MKC87LA144.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 35639.
Accident occurred Thursday, July 16, 1987 in FORREST CITY, AR
Probable Cause Approval Date: 02/24/1989
Aircraft: GRUMMAN G-164A, registration: N7864
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 DOING A REPOSITIONING OPERATION, WITH AN AG ACFT, THE ENGINE QUIT, DUE TO FUEL EXHAUSTION. THE PIC SAID THAT A VISUAL INSPECTION OF THE FUEL SUPPLY WOULD HAVE PREVENTED THE ACCIDENT. HE SAID THAT IN AN ATTEMPT TO TURN BACK TO A DIRT STRIP, THE ACFT STALLED.

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

AIRCRAFT PREFLIGHT..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

FLUID,FUEL..EXHAUSTION


Contributing Factors

STALL..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND

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