NTSB Identification: LAX84LA380.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 24420.
Accident occurred Tuesday, July 03, 1984 in EL MIRAGE, AZ
Aircraft: GRUMMAN G-164A, registration: N7202
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.

THE PLT WAS PRACTICING TAKEOFFS & LANDINGS WITH ABOUT 800 LBS OF WATER ON BOARD. AFTER TURNING DOWNWIND FOR HIS SECOND LANDING, HE EXPERIENCED A LOSS OF AIRSPEED & THE ACFT STARTED TO SINK INTO POWER LINES. HE RELEASED THE EMERGENCY DUMP GATE, AT WHICH TIME, THE TAIL WHEEL SNAGGED A POWER LINE. THE ACFT THEN STALLED INTO THE GROUND.

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

AIRSPEED..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND



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