ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 43187
Last updated: 1 October 2014
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Narrative:Witnesses observed the cropduster execute a second pass to a potato field from east to west. During the pull-up the aircraft failed to clear a bank of deciduous trees. Broken tree limbs and a portion of the aircraft's spray boom were found immediately west of the tree line. The aircraft impacted the ground approximately 0.15 miles further west of the tree line. CAUSE: The pilot-in-command's failure to maintain adequate clearance with obstacles. A contributing factor were the trees.
Air Tractor AT-502
|Owner/operator:||Queen Bee Air Specialities|
|C/n / msn:|| 502-0191|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1|
|Airplane damage:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Shelley, ID -
United States of America
|Departure airport:||Rigby, ID|
Number of views: 664