NTSB Identification: FTW85LA309.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 29324.
Accident occurred Wednesday, August 07, 1985 in TALLULAH, LA
Aircraft: GRUMMAN G-164A, registration: N962X
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.

DURING AN AERIAL APPLICATION OPERATION, THE ENG LOST POWER & THE PLT MADE AN EMERGENCY LANDING IN A SOY BEAN FIELD. WHILE ON THE LANDING ROLL, THE ACFT NOSED OVER. THE OPERATOR REPORTED THAT HE DID NOT SEE OR SMELL ANY FUEL AROUND THE ACFT; HE BELIEVED THAT THE ENG LOST POWER FROM FUEL EXHAUSTION. DURING A POST-ACCIDENT TEST RUN, THE ENG OPERATED NORMALLY.

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

PLANNING/DECISION..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

FLUID,FUEL..EXHAUSTION

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

FUEL SUPPLY..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..CROP

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