NTSB Identification: FTW86FRD11.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 31115.
Accident occurred Monday, March 31, 1986 in CROWLEY, LA
Aircraft: GRUMMAN G-164A, registration: N4561
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators either traveled in support of this investigation or conducted a significant amount of investigative work without any travel, and used data obtained from various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

THE ACFT CRASHED INTO WIRES AND A HOUSE DURING AN ATTEMPTED FORCED LANDING. THE PLT WAS PREPARING TO DO RICE SEEDING WHEN THE ENG BEGAN TO BACKFIRE & LOSE POWER. THE PLT WAS TRYING TO RETURN TO THE AG STRIP WHEN THE ENG QUIT AND HE WAS FORCED TO LAND. ENG INSPECTION REVEALED THAT THE #2 CYL WAS CRACKED AND HAD LOST COMPRESSION.

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

ENGINE ASSEMBLY,CYLINDER..CRACKED

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

ENGINE ASSEMBLY,CYLINDER..FAILURE,TOTAL


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