NTSB Identification: SEA86LA109.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 30894.
Accident occurred Wednesday, April 23, 1986 in ECHO, OR
Aircraft: GRUMMAN G164-A, registration: N25SK
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.

A LOSS OF POWER OCCURRED SHORTLY AFTER TAKEOFF ON A DOWNWIND DEPARTURE. A FORCED LANDING WAS ACCOMPLISHED ONTO A WHEAT FIELD DOWNHILL. THE AIRCRAFT NOSED OVER DURING THE LANDING ROLL. POST ACCIDENT INSPECTION OF THE AIRCRAFT DISCLOSED FUEL CONTAMINATION.

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

FLUID,FUEL..CONTAMINATION


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..TAILWIND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..HIGH VEGETATION

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