NTSB Identification: SEA78DYP43
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: GRUMMAN G-164B, registration: N48432

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-2410  78/7/29  NR.ELLENSBURG,WA      GRUMMAN G-164B      CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, FL.INSTR.,
        TIME - 0630                    N48432              PX-  0  0  0  AERIAL APPLICATION        AGE 25, 858 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            180 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
         ELLENSBURG,WA                LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           ENGINE FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION                            IN FLIGHT: PROCEDURE TURNAROUND
           STALL                                                    IN FLIGHT: PROCEDURE TURNAROUND
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           POWERPLANT - ENGINE STRUCTURE: BLOWER,IMPELLER ASSEMBLY
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - MATERIAL FAILURE
        FACTOR(S)
           TERRAIN - HIGH OBSTRUCTIONS
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - JETTISONED LOAD
        PARTIAL POWER LOSS - PARTIAL LOSS OF POWER - 1 ENGINE
         SPECIAL DATA
          TOTAL HOURS IN CROP CONTROL -  180                       KIND OF OPERATION - SPRAYING CROPS
          KIND OF CROP - POTATOES                                  TYPE OF CHEMICAL USED - LIQUID CHEMICAL-NONTOXIC
          PILOT' S SEAT BELT -UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED                 GLOVES - NOT USED
          GOGGLES - NOT USED                                       CRASH HELMET - AVAILABLE USED
          COCKPIT CRASHPAD - INSTALLED                             CRASH BAR - INSTALLED
          TANK/HOPPER-LOCATION - FORWARD OF PILOT                  TERRAIN-TYPE -HILLY
          ELEVATION-AREA BEING TREATED-FEET -  1800                SWATH RUN-HOW FLOWN - WIND CALM
          PROCEDURE TURNAROUND - SECOND 1/3 TURN
        REMARKS- BLOWER DRIVE GR ASSY MALFUNTIONED. TOO LOW ALT TO RECOVER FROM STALL.

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