NTSB Identification: CHI84LA149.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 23632.
Accident occurred Sunday, April 08, 1984 in LEESBURG, OH
Aircraft: GRUMMAN G-164B, registration: N48546
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 DECIDED TO LAND IN A HAY FIELD TO TALK TO THE FARMER ABOUT THE AERIAL SEEDING OPERATION HE WAS CONDUCTING. DURING THE LANDING THE PLT SAID THE ACFT HIT A SOFT SPOT IN THE FIELD AND NOSED OVER.

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

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

IN-FLIGHT PLANNING/DECISION..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SOFT

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