NTSB Identification: MKC84LA217.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 25735.
Accident occurred Friday, July 13, 1984 in OSCEOLA, AR
Aircraft: GRUMMAN G-164A, registration: N7928
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 CRASHED INTO A LEVEE IN A RICE FIELD AFTER LOSING ENGINE POWER DURING A SPRAY OPERATION TURN-AROUND. THE ENGINEDID NOT QUIT ENTIRELY BUT LOST ENOUGH POWER SO THAT FLT WAS NOT MAINTAINED. AN INSPECTION OF THE ENGINE REVEALED A BROKED CONNECTING ROD.

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

ENGINE ASSEMBLY,CONNECTING ROD..FAILURE,TOTAL

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

ENGINE ASSEMBLY,CONNECTING ROD..OVERLOAD


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..NONE SUITABLE

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