NTSB Identification: FTW81FRA25
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: GRUMMAN G-164A, registration: N8971H

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-0675  81/4/27    ROSHARON,TX         GRUMMAN G-164A      CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, AGE 29, 2048
        TIME - 1700                    N8971H              PX-  0  0  0  ASSOC CROP CTL ACTIVITY   TOTAL HOURS, 175 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          ROSHARON,TX                 LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           GROUND-WATER LOOP-SWERVE                                 TAXI: FROM LANDING
           COLLIDED WITH: DITCHES                                   TAXI: FROM LANDING
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           AIRFRAME - LANDING GEAR: BRAKING SYSTEM (NORMAL SYSTEM)
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - MATERIAL FAILURE
         SPECIAL DATA
          TOTAL HOURS IN CROP CONTROL - 2048                       KIND OF OPERATION - FERTILIZING (DUST)
          KIND OF CROP - RICE                                      PILOT' S SEAT BELT -UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED
          GLOVES - USED                                            GOGGLES - USED
          CRASH HELMET - AVAILABLE USED                            COCKPIT CRASHPAD - NOT INSTALLED
          CRASH BAR - INSTALLED                                    TANK/HOPPER-LOCATION - FORWARD OF PILOT
          TERRAIN-TYPE -LEVEL,FLAT
         FIRE AFTER IMPACT
        REMARKS- BRAKE FAILURE CAUSE UNK DUE TO GROUND FIRE DAMAGE.

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