NTSB Identification: FTW85LA002.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 26649.
Accident occurred Monday, October 01, 1984 in PROGRESO, TX
Aircraft: GRUMMAN G-164A, registration: N5255
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.
SHORTLY AFTER TAKEOFF, PLT HEARD EXPLOSIVE REPORT FROM ENGINE AND EXPERIENCED PARTIAL PWR LOSS. PLT ATTEMPTED TO RETURN FOR LANDING BUT COULD NOT MAINTAIN SUFFICIENT ALTITUDE. LOAD NOT JETTISONED. DURING FORCED LANDING ROLL OUT IN CANE FIELD ACFT NOSED OVER. ENGINE TEARDOWN TO DETERMINE REASON FOR PWR LOSS WAS NOT PERFORMED.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:REASON FOR OCCURRENCE UNDETERMINED
LOAD JETTISON..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND
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