NTSB Identification: DEN85LTG05.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 28262.
Accident occurred Friday, August 02, 1985 in COLFAX, ND
Aircraft: GRUMMAN G164A, registration: N5364
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 NOTICED THE SPRAY PUMP WAS STUCK IN THE OFF POSITION SHORTLY AFTER TAKEOFF FOR THE AERIAL APPLICATION FLT. THE DECISION WAS MADE TO LAND ON A PRIVATE STRIP AND DURING LANDING ON THE SOFT FLD, THE ACFT CONTACTED HIGH VEGETATION AND NOSED DOWN.

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

UNSUITABLE TERRAIN OR TAKEOFF/LANDING/TAXI AREA..SELECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SOFT


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..HIGH VEGETATION

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