NTSB Identification: ATL83LA168.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 20692.
Accident occurred Thursday, April 21, 1983 in NEW HOPE, AL
Aircraft: GRUMMAN G-164B, registration: N6756Q
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 ACFT COLLIDED WITH TREES DURING A FORCED LANDING FOLLOWING AN ENGINE FAILURE. THE PILOT STATED THAT DURING A PULL-UPAFTER SPRAYING A FIELD THE ENGINE MADE A LOUD BANG AND SMOKE AND OIL BEGAN TO POUR OUT OF THE ENGINE. THEN THE ENGINE FROZE AND THE PILOT WAS FORCED TO LAND. INVESTIGATION REVEALED THAT NUMBER 7 CYLINDER SEPARATED FROM THE ENGINE.

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

ENGINE ASSEMBLY,CYLINDER..CRACKED


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..TREE(S)

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