NTSB Identification: LAX80FVG46
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: GRUMMAN G-164C, registration: N164GC

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-2997   80/6/7    RICHVALE,CA         GRUMMAN G-164C      CR-  0  1  0  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, FL.INSTR.,
        TIME - 1423                    N164GC              PX-  0  0  0  ASSOC CROP CTL ACTIVITY   AGE 43, 10973 TOTAL
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            HOURS, 620 IN TYPE,
                                                                                                   INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - CHERKEE
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          RICHVALE,CA                 LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           STALL: MUSH                                              TAKEOFF: INITIAL CLIMB
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO ABORT TAKEOFF
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO OBTAIN/MAINTAIN FLYING SPEED
        FACTOR(S)
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - JETTISONED LOAD
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - DOWNWIND
         SPECIAL DATA
          TOTAL HOURS IN CROP CONTROL - 6500                       KIND OF OPERATION - SPRAYING CROPS
          KIND OF CROP - RICE                                      TYPE OF CHEMICAL USED - LIQUID CHEMICAL-NONTOXIC
          PILOT' S SEAT BELT -FASTENED-PROPERLY                    GLOVES - NOT 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 -  118                 SWATH RUN-HOW FLOWN - UPWIND
          PROCEDURE TURNAROUND - ENTRY TO PROCEDURE TURN
        REMARKS- PLT RPRTD HE THOUGHT ENG RPM WAS BLO 2000RPM.PROP BLADES FND AT HI RPM SETTING.PLT RLSD LOAD LATE.

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