NTSB Identification: OAK78FVA72
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: GRUMMAN G-164A, registration: N8598H

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-4403  78/8/11    SELMA,CA            GRUMMAN G-164A      CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, AGE 30, 4089
        TIME - 1038                    N8598H              PX-  0  0  0  ASSOC CROP CTL ACTIVITY   TOTAL HOURS, 1297 IN
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            TYPE, INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - KENNY'S C/D STRIP
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          SELMA,CA                    LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           ENGINE FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION                            TAKEOFF: INITIAL CLIMB
           COLLIDED WITH: DIRT BANK                                 TAKEOFF: INITIAL CLIMB
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - INADEQUATE PREFLIGHT PREPARATION AND/OR PLANNING
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO ABORT TAKEOFF
        FACTOR(S)
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - ENGINE LOADED UP
        COMPLETE POWER LOSS - COMPLETE ENGINE FAILURE/FLAMEOUT-1 ENGINE
        EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES - FORCED LANDING OFF AIRPORT ON LAND
         SPECIAL DATA
          TOTAL HOURS IN CROP CONTROL - 3000                       KIND OF OPERATION - DUSTING CROPS
          KIND OF CROP - UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED                      TYPE OF CHEMICAL USED - LIQUID CHEMICAL-TOXIC
          PILOT' S SEAT BELT -FASTENED-PROPERLY                    GLOVES - NOT USED
          GOGGLES - NOT USED                                       CRASH HELMET - AVAILABLE USED
          COCKPIT CRASHPAD - NOT INSTALLED                         CRASH BAR - INSTALLED
          TANK/HOPPER-LOCATION - FORWARD OF PILOT                  TERRAIN-TYPE -LEVEL,FLAT
          SWATH RUN-HOW FLOWN - UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED
        REMARKS- PLT STATED HE DID NOT CLEAR ENG BFR TKOF AFT IT HAD BEEN IDLING FOR SEVERAL MINUTES.

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