NTSB Identification: MKC85LA225.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 28852.
Accident occurred Monday, July 15, 1985 in GRIFFITHVILLE, AR
Aircraft: GRUMMAN G-164A, registration: N8561H
Injuries: 1 Serious.

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 ACFT FISHTAILED DURING THE TAKEOFF ROLL AND RAN OFF THE SIDE OF THE RWY. THE ACFT WAS HEADING TOWARD A CANAL AND THE PLT ELECTED TO TRY TO FLY OVER THE CANAL. THE ACFT BECAME AIRBORNE AND FLEW ABOUT 1/4 MI. THE PLT SAW TREES AHEAD AND WHEN HE MADE A SHALLOW TURN TO AVOID THE TREES THE ACFT STALLED AND CRASHED.

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

STALL..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

LIFT-OFF..PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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