NTSB Identification: LAX83LA057
14 CFR Part 137: Agricultural
Accident occurred Thursday, December 09, 1982 in WESTLEY, CA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 12/09/1983
Aircraft: GRUMMAN G-164B, registration: N6713Q
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 DIRT BERM DURING A SWATH RUN TEARING OFF BOTH MAIN LANDING GEAR. THE ACFT CONTINUED TO FLY & AN EMERGENCY LANDING WAS MADE AT CROW'S LANDING NAS. THE PLT ATTRIBUTED HIS INABILITY TO MAINTAIN SUFFICIENT GROUND CLEARANCE TO THE HAZE & SETTING SUN DIRECTLY AHEAD OF HIS SWATH.

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

PROPER ALTITUDE..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..HAZE/SMOKE


Contributing Factors

LIGHT CONDITION..SUNGLARE

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