On May 17, 1995, at 0930 central daylight time, a Grumman G-164B, N8365K, was substantially damaged while maneuvering near Saint Martinville, Louisiana. The commercial pilot/owner/operator sustained serious injuries. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed for the local 14 CFR 137 aerial application flight. Use your browsers 'back' function to return to synopsisReturn to Query Page
During an interview with a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) inspector and in a written statement, the pilot reported that he was maneuvering to make another pass over a rice field when he encountered strong winds, "over 40 miles per hour." The aircraft rolled inverted and impacted trees and the ground.