NTSB Identification: FTW74FRD03
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: GRUMMAN G-164A, registration: N4864

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-3928  73/7/19    LAKE CHARLES,LA     GRUMMAN G-164A      CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, AGE 49, 12000
        TIME - 1300                    N4864               PX-  0  0  0  AERIAL APPLICATION        TOTAL HOURS, 10000 IN
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            TYPE, NOT INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          EAST LAKE CHARLES,LA        LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           ENGINE FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION                            IN FLIGHT: PROCEDURE TURNAROUND
           NOSE OVER/DOWN                                           LANDING: LEVEL OFF/TOUCHDOWN
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           POWERPLANT - ENGINE STRUCTURE: BLOWER,IMPELLER ASSEMBLY
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - MATERIAL FAILURE
           TERRAIN - WET,SOFT GROUND
        COMPLETE POWER LOSS - COMPLETE ENGINE FAILURE/FLAMEOUT-1 ENGINE
        EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES - FORCED LANDING OFF AIRPORT ON LAND
         SPECIAL DATA
          TOTAL HOURS IN CROP CONTROL - UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED       KIND OF OPERATION - SPRAYING CROPS
          KIND OF CROP - RICE                                      TYPE OF CHEMICAL USED - LIQUID CHEMICAL-TOXIC
          PILOT' S SEAT BELT -UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED                 GLOVES - USED
          GOGGLES - USED                                           CRASH HELMET - AVAILABLE USED
          CRASH BAR - NOT INSTALLED                                TANK/HOPPER-LOCATION - AFT OF PILOT
          TERRAIN-TYPE -SWAMPY/WATER                               ELEVATION-AREA BEING TREATED-FEET -  16
          SWATH RUN-HOW FLOWN - WIND CALM                          PROCEDURE TURNAROUND - FIRST 1/3 TURN
        REMARKS- ENGINE IMPELLER BEARING FAILED. LND IN RICE FLD.

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