NTSB Identification: ATL85LA018.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 25816.
Accident occurred Friday, October 19, 1984 in TUNICA, MS
Aircraft: GRUMMAN G-164A, registration: N7867
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 PILOT ATTEMPTED TAKEOFF FROM AN AGRICULTURAL SITE WHICH HAD SOFT SPOTS FROM WET CONDITIONS. DIRECTIONAL CONTROL WAS LOST WHEN ONE MAIN WHEEL ENCOUNTERED A SOFT SPOT. THE AIRCRAFT VEERED INTO A PLOWED FIELD AND FLIPPED INVERTED.

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

UNSUITABLE TERRAIN OR TAKEOFF/LANDING/TAXI AREA..SELECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..WET


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SOFT

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