NTSB Identification: FTW76DPG89
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: GRUMMAN G-164, registration: N984X

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-2390  76/7/31    GILLETT,AR          GRUMMAN G-164       CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, AGE 50, 9000
        TIME - 1030                    N984X               PX-  0  0  0  ASSOC CROP CTL ACTIVITY   TOTAL HOURS, 4500 IN
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            TYPE, NOT INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - NICHOLS STRIP
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          GILLETT,AR                  LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           ENGINE FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION                            TAKEOFF: INITIAL CLIMB
           COLLIDED WITH: DITCHES                                   TAKEOFF: ABORTED
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PERSONNEL - MAINTENANCE,SERVICING,INSPECTION: IMPROPER MAINTENANCE (MAINTENANCE PERSONNEL)
           POWERPLANT - IGNITION SYSTEM: MAGNETOS
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - IMPROPERLY SECURED
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO MAINTAIN DIRECTIONAL CONTROL
        COMPLETE POWER LOSS - COMPLETE ENGINE FAILURE/FLAMEOUT-1 ENGINE
        EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES - FORCED LANDING ON AIRPORT/SEAPLANE BASE/HELIPT.
         SPECIAL DATA
          TOTAL HOURS IN CROP CONTROL - 9000                       KIND OF OPERATION - SPRAYING CROPS
          KIND OF CROP - RICE                                      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 - INSTALLED                             CRASH BAR - INSTALLED
          TANK/HOPPER-LOCATION - FORWARD OF PILOT
        REMARKS- BOTH MAGS LOOSE.

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