NTSB Identification: LAX80FVG29
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: GRUMMAN G-164A, registration: N9792

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-1486  80/4/24    PRINCETON,CA        GRUMMAN G-164A      CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                AIRLINE TRANSPORT, AGE
        TIME - 0905                    N9792               PX-  0  0  0  ASSOC CROP CTL ACTIVITY   34, 4250 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            2050 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - DIRT STRIP
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          PRINCETON,CA                LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           ENGINE FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION                            IN FLIGHT: EN ROUTE TO TREAT CROP
           NOSE OVER/DOWN                                           LANDING: ROLL
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           POWERPLANT - ENGINE STRUCTURE: BLOWER,IMPELLER ASSEMBLY
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - MATERIAL FAILURE
        FACTOR(S)
           TERRAIN - WET,SOFT GROUND
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - JETTISONED LOAD
        PARTIAL POWER LOSS - PARTIAL LOSS OF POWER - 1 ENGINE
        EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES - FORCED LANDING OFF AIRPORT ON LAND
         SPECIAL DATA
          KIND OF OPERATION - SEEDING CROPS                        KIND OF CROP - RICE
          PILOT' S SEAT BELT -FASTENED-PROPERLY                    GLOVES - USED
          GOGGLES - USED                                           CRASH HELMET - AVAILABLE USED
          COCKPIT CRASHPAD - INSTALLED                             CRASH BAR - INSTALLED
          TERRAIN-TYPE -LEVEL,FLAT                                 ELEVATION-AREA BEING TREATED-FEET -  250
        REMARKS- FORWARD BEARING,P/N 12768,SUPPORTING IMPELLER SHAFT FAILED.

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