NTSB Identification: ATL86FKG10.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 31383.
Accident occurred Friday, August 15, 1986 in QUITMAN, GA
Aircraft: GRUMMAN AMERICAN G-164A, registration: N31185
Injuries: 1 Minor.

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.

SHORTLY AFTER TAKEOFF A LOSS OF PWR WAS EXPERIENCED. THE PLT ATTEMPTED TO LAND IN A COTTON FIELD BUT THE LANDING GEAR CONTACTED A STUMP SHORT OF THE FIELD. THE ACFT THEN CONTACTED A DITCH AND NOSED OVER. POST ACCIDENT INSPECTION REVEALED THE SUPERCHARGER SHAFT BEARING HAD FAILED.

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

ENGINE ASSEMBLY,BEARING..FAILURE,TOTAL


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..HIGH OBSTRUCTION(S)


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..DITCH

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