NTSB Identification: WPR10LA214
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Friday, April 23, 2010 in Madera, CA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 04/28/2011
Aircraft: GRUMMAN ACFT ENG COR-SCHWEIZER G-164A, registration: N4450
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 pilot was ferrying the newly-purchased agricultural airplane to his home airport. Approximately 1 hour since fueling, the engine lost power. Despite the pilot's attempts to restart the engine, he was forced to land the airplane in an agricultural field. A postaccident examination of the airplane and engine did not reveal any mechanical anomalies that would have resulted in a loss of engine power.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be: A loss of engine power for undetermined reasons.
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