Accident Ayres S2R-T34 Turbo Thrush HR-AVO,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 244350
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Date:Friday 23 October 2020
Type:Silhouette image of generic SS2T model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Ayres S2R-T34 Turbo Thrush
Owner/operator:Standard Fruit de Honduras
Registration: HR-AVO
MSN: T34-300
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Isleta, near the Aguan River, Colón -   Honduras
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: CIAA Honduras
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
An Ayres S2R-T34 cropduster plane crashed during the third aerial application flight of the day in Isleta, near the Aguan River, Colón. The pilot survived the crash.
Approximately 4 minutes into the flight, the pilot heard a slight explosion followed by a flare of fire extending to the cockpit with loss of power, then heard a noise of metal to metal. The pilot then carried out a forced landing.

Probable Causes:
It is believed that the cause of the engine power loss was due to structural stress on one or more compressor Primary Turbine blades.

Sources: (photo)

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: CIAA Honduras
Report number: 
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 1 year and 4 months
Download report: Final report

Revision history:

24-Oct-2020 07:20 gerard57 Added
24-Oct-2020 07:23 gerard57 Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Source, Damage]
24-Oct-2020 08:49 A.J.Scholten Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Source]
24-Oct-2020 10:59 RobertMB Updated [Cn, Location, Source, Narrative]
25-Oct-2020 07:49 harro Updated [[Cn, Location, Source, Narrative]]
27-Feb-2021 19:55 rudy Updated [[[Cn, Location, Source, Narrative]]]
18-Mar-2022 08:36 harro Updated [Operator, Narrative, Accident report]

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