NTSB Identification: SEA85LA132.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 28442.
Accident occurred Sunday, June 09, 1985 in KENDRICK, ID
Aircraft: GRUMMAN G-164A, registration: N7997
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 HAD FINISHED SPRAYING A FIELD & WAS RETURNING TO THE AG STRIP WHEN THE ENG FAILED. HE MADE AN EMERG LANDING IN A BARLEY FIELD WHICH WAS MUDDY & SOFT. DURING THE LANDING ROLL, THE WHEELS SANK IN THE TERRAIN & THE ACFT NOSED OVER. AN EXAM REVEALED THAT THE BLOWER BEARINGS HAD FAILED & THE BLOWER HAD SEIZED.

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

ENGINE ASSEMBLY,BEARING..WORN

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

ENG ASSEMBLY,BLOWER/IMPELLER/INTEGRAL SUPERCHARGER..BINDING(MECHANICAL)


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SOFT


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..WET

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