Thursday, May 13, 2021

Grumman-Schweizer G-164C, N6596K: Accident occurred May 12, 2021 in Glenn, California

This is preliminary information, subject to change, and may contain errors. Any errors in this report will be corrected when the final report has been completed. 

The National Transportation Safety Board did not travel to the scene of this accident. 

Additional Participating Entity:
Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Sacramento, California Location: Glenn, CA
Accident Number: WPR21LA200
Date & Time: May 12, 2021, 10:30 Local
Registration: N6596K
Injuries: 1 Serious
Flight Conducted Under: Part 137: Agricultural

On May 12, 2021, about 1030 Pacific daylight time, a Grumman ACFT ENG COR-Schweizer G-164C, N6596K, was substantially damaged when it was involved in an accident near Glenn, California. The pilot was seriously injured. The airplane was operated as a Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part137 agricultural flight.

The pilot reported that during takeoff, there was a total loss of power. He subsequently initiated a forced landing to a narrow dirt road. The airplane landed hard and came to rest upright on an embankment.

Aircraft and Owner/Operator Information

Registration: N6596K
Model/Series: G-164C 
Aircraft Category: Airplane
Amateur Built: No
Operating Certificate(s) Held: Agricultural aircraft (137)
Operator Designator Code:

Meteorological Information and Flight Plan

Conditions at Accident Site: VMC
Condition of Light: Day
Observation Facility, Elevation: KOVE,190 ft msl 
Observation Time: 10:53 Local
Distance from Accident Site: 21 Nautical Miles
Temperature/Dew Point: 28°C /6°C
Lowest Cloud Condition: 
Wind Speed/Gusts, Direction: 4 knots / , 130°
Lowest Ceiling: 
Visibility: 10 miles
Altimeter Setting: 29.98 inches Hg 
Type of Flight Plan Filed:
Departure Point: Glenn, CA 

Wreckage and Impact Information

Crew Injuries: 1 Serious
Aircraft Damage: Substantial
Passenger Injuries: 
Aircraft Fire: None
Ground Injuries:
Aircraft Explosion: None
Total Injuries: 1 Serious
Latitude, Longitude: 39.479139,-122.06213

No comments:

Post a Comment