NTSB Identification: FTW73DRD36
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: GRUMMAN G-164, registration: N10292

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-1204   73/6/5  NR.VILLE PLATTE,LA    GRUMMAN G-164       CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, AGE 38, 1300
        TIME - 0900                    N10292              PX-  0  0  0  ASSOC CROP CTL ACTIVITY   TOTAL HOURS, 930 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - V.PLATTE AG STRIP
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
         VILLE PLATTE,LA              LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           GROUND-WATER LOOP-SWERVE                                 LANDING: ROLL
           COLLIDED WITH: DITCHES                                   LANDING: ROLL
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO MAINTAIN DIRECTIONAL CONTROL
           AIRFRAME - LANDING GEAR: BRAKING SYSTEM (NORMAL SYSTEM)
           SYSTEMS - HYDRAULIC SYSTEM: RESERVOIR,LINES,FITTINGS
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - LEAK/LEAKAGE
           TERRAIN - OTHER
         SPECIAL DATA
          TOTAL HOURS IN CROP CONTROL - UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED       KIND OF OPERATION - FERTILIZING (DUST)
          KIND OF CROP - RICE                                      TYPE OF CHEMICAL USED - DRY CHEMICAL-NONTOXIC
          PILOT' S SEAT BELT -UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED                 GLOVES - USED
          GOGGLES - USED                                           CRASH HELMET - AVAILABLE USED
          COCKPIT CRASHPAD - INSTALLED                             CRASH BAR - INSTALLED
          TANK/HOPPER-LOCATION - FORWARD OF PILOT
        REMARKS- FLUID LEAK FOUND ON L BRAKE HYD LINE.ENTRD DITCH L LDG GR COLLAPSED.

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