NTSB Identification: MIA87LA254.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 35020.
Accident occurred Monday, September 21, 1987 in BRISTOL, FL
Probable Cause Approval Date: 01/25/1989
Aircraft: GRUMMAN G-164B, registration: N6647Q
Injuries: 1 Minor.

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 ENG BEGAN LOSING POWER AS THE PLT WAS EN ROUTE TO SPRAY A FIELD. HE WAS UNABLE TO MAINTAIN ALTITUDE, DUMPED THE LOAD OF CHEMICALS & PREPARED FOR AN EMERG LANDING. WHILE HE WAS ATTEMPTING TO REACH AN OPEN FIELD, THE ACFT COLLIDED WITH 100 FOOT TREES, THEN CRASHED IN THE FIELD. NO REASON WAS FOUND FOR THE LOSS OF POWER.

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

REASON FOR OCCURRENCE UNDETERMINED


Contributing Factors

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