NTSB Identification: SEA84LA133.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 24566.
Accident occurred Thursday, June 14, 1984 in PULLMAN, WA
Aircraft: GRUMMAN G-164B-450, registration: N6798Q
Injuries: 1 Minor.

NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

AFTER MAKING A SWATH RUN, THE ACFT ENTERED A STEEP TURN WITH AN AIRSPEED OF ABOUT 75 MPH. ACCORDING TO TWO WITNESSES, THE ENG LOST POWER & THEN THE ACFT CRASHED. THE PLT WAS UNABLE TO REMEMBER WHAT HAD HAPPENED FROM THE TIME HE ENTERED THE TURN UNTIL HE WALKED AWAY FROM THE CRASH. AN EXAM OF THE ACCIDENT SITE REVEALED THAT THE ACFT HAD IMPACTED NEAR THE RIDGE OF UPWARD SLOPING TERRAIN, LEFT WING 1ST, THEN CARTWHEELED. AN INSPECTION OF THE ENG WAS PERFORMED, BUT NO REASON FOR THE POWER LOSS WAS FOUND.

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

REASON FOR OCCURRENCE UNDETERMINED

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

CLEARANCE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..RISING

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