NTSB Identification: MKC85LA104.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 28707.
Accident occurred Saturday, May 18, 1985 in SEARCY, AR
Aircraft: SCHWEIZER G-164A, registration: N8710H
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.

THE PLT REPORTS THAT THE ENG LOST POWER DURING A SPRAY PASS AND EACH TIME HE ADVANCED THE THROTTLE IN AN EFFORT TO REGAIN POWER THE ENG BACKFIRED. THE PLT MADE A FORCED LANDING IN A NEARBY FIELD AND THE ACFT HIT A DITCH, NOSED OVER AND BURNED. THE ENG WAS DISASSEMBLED AT AN OVERHAUL FACILITY AND NO EVIDENCE TO EXPLAIN THE REPORTED ENG FAILURE WAS FOUND.

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

REASON FOR OCCURRENCE UNDETERMINED

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

TERRAIN CONDITION..NONE SUITABLE

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