NTSB Identification: LAX84LA338.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 24437.
Accident occurred Thursday, June 07, 1984 in TRACY, CA
Aircraft: GRUMMAN G-164B, registration: N6708K
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 ACFT LOST POWER DURING TAKEOFF & NOSED OVER IN A WHEAT FIELD. AN EXAM REVEALED THAT THE #7 CYLINDER HEAD WAS CRACKED FROM THE REAR SPARK PLUG HOLE, 3/4 OF THE CIRCUMFERENCE AROUND THE EXHAUST VALVE.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:ENGINE ASSEMBLY,CYLINDER..CRACKED
TERRAIN CONDITION..HIGH VEGETATION
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