NTSB Identification: FTW81DRD20
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: GRUMMAN G-164A, registration: N8498

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-0666  81/4/27    MORSE,LA            GRUMMAN G-164A      CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, FL.INSTR.,
        TIME - 1345                    N8498               PX-  0  0  0  ASSOC CROP CTL ACTIVITY   AGE 34, 3325 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            700 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - PRIVATE
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          MORSE,LA                    LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           ENGINE FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION                            TAKEOFF: INITIAL CLIMB
           NOSE OVER/DOWN                                           LANDING: ROLL
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           POWERPLANT - ENGINE STRUCTURE: BLOWER,IMPELLER ASSEMBLY
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - LEAK/LEAKAGE
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - ENGINE LOADED UP
        FACTOR(S)
           TERRAIN - WET,SOFT GROUND
        PARTIAL POWER LOSS - PARTIAL LOSS OF POWER - 1 ENGINE
        EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES - FORCED LANDING OFF AIRPORT ON LAND
         SPECIAL DATA
          TOTAL HOURS IN CROP CONTROL -  700                       KIND OF OPERATION - FERTILIZING (DUST)
          KIND OF CROP - RICE                                      TYPE OF CHEMICAL USED - DRY CHEMICAL-NONTOXIC
          PILOT' S SEAT BELT -UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED                 GLOVES - USED
          GOGGLES - USED                                           CRASH HELMET - AVAILABLE USED
          COCKPIT CRASHPAD - INSTALLED                             CRASH BAR - INSTALLED
          TANK/HOPPER-LOCATION - FORWARD OF PILOT                  TERRAIN-TYPE -LEVEL,FLAT
          ELEVATION-AREA BEING TREATED-FEET -  15                  SWATH RUN-HOW FLOWN - CROSSWIND
        REMARKS- BLOWER BEARING SEAL ALLOWED OIL TO ENTER INDUCTION SYS.LNDD IN FLOODED RICE FLD.

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