NTSB Identification: MIA84LA142.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 24072.
Accident occurred Tuesday, April 17, 1984 in ARECIBO
Aircraft: GULFSTREAM-SCHWEIZER G-164B, registration: N8232K
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 A SWATH RUN OVER A RICE FIELD, THE PLT NOTED A PARTIAL LOSS OF POWER & A RAPID DECELERATION OF THE ACFT. AS HE LOOKED IN THE COCKPIT MOMENTARILY, THE ACFT SETTLED & THE MAIN GEAR HIT A LEVI & SEPARATED. THE PLT THEN PULLED UP, TURNED TO THE LEFT & MADE A FORCED LANDING. THE ACFT NOSED OVER DURING THE LANDING, A REVIEW OF THE ACFT RECORDS INDICATED RECURRENT MAGNETO PROBLEMS OVER THE PAST YEAR. HOWEVER, THE REASON FOR THE LOSS OF POWER WAS NOT DETERMINED.

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

REASON FOR OCCURRENCE UNDETERMINED


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..DIRT BANK/RISING EMBANKMENT


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