NTSB Identification: FTW83LA220.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 22524.
Accident occurred Wednesday, May 11, 1983 in BASTROP, LA
Aircraft: GRUMMAN G-164A, registration: N6743Q
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.

AFTER ARRIVING, THE PLT MADE A PASS OVER THE TURF STRIP TO INSPECT IT BEFORE LANDING. HE ELECTED TO LAND; HOWEVER, DURING THE LANDING ROLL-OUT, HE SAW A DITCH RUNNING LATERALLY ACROSS THE STRIP, BUT BY THEN, HE WAS UNABLE TO AVOID IT. SUBEQUENTLY, THE ACFT HIT THE WASHED OUT AREA & NOSED OVER.

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

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


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..DITCH

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