On March 14, 1994, at 1756 central standard time, a Grumman G- 164B, N6665Q, was substantially damaged during a forced landing. The commercial pilot was not injured. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed for the aerial application flight. Use your browsers 'back' function to return to synopsisReturn to Query Page
The pilot reported to a Federal Aviation Administration inspector that the engine lost power during the application of fertilizer. He then proceeded to dump the remainder of his load. The aircraft impacted the ground, bounced twice, and nosed over to the inverted position.
An examination of the engine by a Federal Aviation Administration inspector and the owner revealed that the spark plugs were fouled.
The aircraft was released to the owner.