NTSB Identification: MKC85LA006.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 25844.
Accident occurred Thursday, October 11, 1984 in COTTON PLANT, AR
Aircraft: GRUMMAN G-164A, registration: N8644H
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.

DURING AERIAL APPLICATION FLIGHT, THE ENGINE MASTER CONNECTING ROD FAILED. FORCED LANDING WAS PERFORMED IN A COTTON FIELD. ACFT NOSED OVER DURING LANDING ROLL DUE TO TERRAIN CONDITIONS. ENGINE HAD 176 HOURS SINCE MAJOR OVHL.

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

ENGINE ASSEMBLY,MASTER ROD..FAILURE,TOTAL

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