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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 43187
Last updated: 21 April 2018
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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,inc
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
Departure airport:Rigby, ID
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
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.

Probable Cause: The pilot-in-command's failure to maintain adequate clearance with obstacles. A contributing factor were the trees.



Revision history:

24-Oct-2008 10:30 ASN archive Added
21-Dec-2016 19:24 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
14-Dec-2017 08:40 ASN Update Bot Updated [Operator, Source, Narrative]

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