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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 241034
Last updated: 8 September 2020
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Date:24-AUG-2020
Time:15:50
Type:Grumman G164
Owner/operator:Mcclung Aerial Spraying Inc
Registration: N2437D
C/n / msn: 764B
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Ogallala, NE -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Nature:Agricultural
Departure airport:Ogallala, NE (OGA)
Destination airport:Ogallala, NE (OGA)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
On August 24, 2020, about 1550 mountain daylight time, a Grumman G164B airplane, N2437D, sustained substantial damage when it was involved in an accident near Ogallala, Nebraska. The commercial pilot was uninjured. The airplane was operated as a Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 137 aerial application flight.
According to initial information, the airplane had flown earlier in the day and it was departing on a local flight. The engine lost power after takeoff during the climb. The pilot dumped the load of rye seed he was carrying, checked the magnetos, and made sure the fuel was on. He made an emergency landing in a cornfield about 1.85 miles from the airport. The surrounding terrain was flat. However, upon landing, the bottom wing impacted corn, which inverted the airplane. The pilot was uninjured during the crash and was wearing a 4-point harness and helmet.
The airframe and engine have been retained for further examination.

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief.aspx?ev_id=20200825X13853&key=1


Revision history:

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