NTSB Identification: MKC85LA095.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 27389.
Accident occurred Monday, May 06, 1985 in EARLE, AR
Aircraft: GULFSTREAM-SCHWEIZER G-164B, registration: N8138K
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.

DURING TAKEOFF FROM A FARM STRIP, THE ENG LOST POWER SHORTLY AFTER LIFT-OFF. THE PLT LANDED STRAIGHT AHEAD; HOWEVER, DURING THE LANDING ROLL, THE ACFT ENCOUNTERED A LOW, WET AREA & NOSED OVER. AN EXAM OF THE ENG REVEALED ABOUT A CUP OF WATER IN THE CARBURETOR BOWL. FUEL SAMPLES WERE NOT AVAILABLE FROM THE FUEL TANK SINCE IT HAD RUPTURED DURING THE ACCIDENT.

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

FLUID,FUEL..WATER

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

AIRCRAFT PREFLIGHT..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SOFT


Contributing Factors

APPROACH AIDS..WET

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