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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 36019
Last updated: 24 June 2019
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Date:14-JUN-1994
Time:11:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic G164 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Grumman G-164D Ag Cat
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N164MC
C/n / msn: 2D
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Gilbert, LA -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Wisner, LA (NONE)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
THE PILOT ATTEMPTED TO PERFORM A SLOW ROLL WITH AN UNRESTRAINED PASSENGER RIDING STANDING UP IN AN AREA BEHIND THE PILOT'S SEAT. THE MANEUVER DEVELOPED INTO A FLAT INVERTED SPIN. THE PROPERTY OWNER STATED THAT THE PILOT WAS FORCED TO TERMINATE HIS AGRICULTURAL SPRAYING WORK DUE TO HIGH WINDS IN THE AREA. THE PILOT ALLOWED THE FLAG MAN TO RIDE BACK HOME TO ASSIST HIM IN GETTING THE AIRPLANE CHANGED OVER FROM LIQUID TO DRY SPRAYING. CAUSE: THE INADVERTENT STALL WHILE PERFORMING AEROBATIC MANEUVERS AT AN INADEQUATE ALTITUDE.

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001206X01529


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Oct-2008 10:30 ASN archive Added
21-Dec-2016 19:22 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]

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