ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 43187
Last updated: 23 November 2014
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Date:12-JUL-1999
Time:1040
Type:Silhouette image of generic AT5T model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Air Tractor AT-502
Owner/operator:Queen Bee Air Specialities
Registration: N90807
C/n / msn: 502-0191
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Shelley, ID -   United States of America
Phase:
Nature:Agricultural
Departure airport:Rigby, ID
Destination airport:
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.

Sources:
NTSB: http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001212X19371


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