NTSB Identification: SEA84LA137.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 24567.
Accident occurred Tuesday, June 19, 1984 in SPOKANE, WA
Aircraft: GRUMMAN G-164B, registration: N48681
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 ENG LOST POWER DURING AN AERIAL APPLICATION FLT, THEN AS THE PLT WAS MAKING A FORCED LANDING, THE ACFT STRUCK TELEPHONE WIRES. AFTER HITTING THE WIRES, THE ACFT STRUCK THE GROUND & CARTWHEELED. AN EXAM REVEALED THAT A FAILURE OF THE CAM RING SYSTEM HAD OCCURRED.

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

ENGINE ASSEMBLY,CAMSHAFT..FAILURE,PARTIAL


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..WIRE,TRANSMISSION

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