NTSB Identification: SEA85LA187.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 29094.
Accident occurred Tuesday, July 30, 1985 in SHELLEY, ID
Aircraft: GRUMMAN 164A, registration: N5186
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 SAFETY BROKE IN THE CARBURETOR AND THE SEAT BACKED OUT CAUSING FUEL STARVATION. THE CARBURETOR HAD BEEN OVERHAULED 350 HOURS PRIOR TO THE ACCIDENT.

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

FUEL SYSTEM,CARBURETOR..INOPERATIVE


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..NONE SUITABLE


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..HIGH VEGETATION

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