NTSB Identification: FTW83LA267.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 22976.
Accident occurred Saturday, June 04, 1983 in KINDER, LA
Aircraft: GRUMMAN G-164B, registration: N6642K
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 ACFT COLLIDED WITH A TREE AND A LEVEE DURING TAKEOFF. THE PLT SAID THE WIND HAD SHIFTED BEFORE OR DURING TAKEOFF ANDTHE ACFT AT ROTATION FELT AS IF IT STALLED. THE ACFT FAILED TO CLEAR A SMALL TREE AND THEN WAS FORCED INTO A LEVEE. THE ACFT NOSED OVER DURING THE ACCIDENT, THE PLT SUGGESTED THAT HE COULD HAVE DONE A BETTER CHECK OF THE WIND FOR TAKEOFF.

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

WIND INFORMATION..MISREAD..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

STALL..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

CLEARANCE..NOT ATTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..TREE(S)


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..UNFAVORABLE WIND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..DIRT BANK/RISING EMBANKMENT


Contributing Factors

LOAD JETTISON..NOT ATTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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