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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 23101
Last updated: 17 October 2021
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Date:25-MAY-2001
Time:20:22 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic C310 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna T310Q
Owner/operator:Air Spray
Registration: C-FGZR
MSN: 310Q-1034
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:33 NM NE of Red Earth Creek, Alberta -   Canada
Phase: En route
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
A Cessna 310 Bird Dog, registration C-FGZR,operated by Air Spray, was reported overdue in the Red Earth, AB area on Friday, May 25 during fire-fighting activities. A search ensued and the wreckage was found by ground fire-fighting crews. The 2 occupants were deceased. TSB Edmonton sent 2 investigators to the scene and more details will be available later. 2001/05/29 UPDATE TSB reported that the Cessna 310, serial number 310Q1034, was working as a bird dog aircraft on a forest fire northeast of Red Earth Creek, AB. During a turning maneuver at low altitude, the aircraft descended into the trees and crashed. The pilot and the fire control officer were fatally injured, and the aircraft destroyed by fire.

Sources:

2001C0534


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
15-Oct-2020 20:06 BEAVERSPOTTER Updated [Cn]

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