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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 87465
Last updated: 19 May 2020
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Date:09-JAN-2011
Time:16:30 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic AT8T model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Air Tractor AT-802F
Owner/operator:FAASA
Registration: EC-IOE
C/n / msn: 802-0149
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Santa Juana -   Chile
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Fire fighting
Departure airport:Unknown
Destination airport:Unknown
Investigating agency: DGAC Chile
Narrative:
Crashed during water drop impacting against some trees and crashing. The pilot (Spanish) died because of the injuries and the second occupant (Chilean) was injuried.

ACCIDENT CAUSE
The most probable cause of the accident was that the aircraft did not recover its descent during a fire-fighting maneuver, as it did not release the water at the intended location, hitting trees and finally, the ground.

Sources:

[LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.google.com/hostednews/epa/article/ALeqM5gWst4FBrKXAOCUqeugf_AFfipCeA?docId=1439737]
[LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://noticias.123.cl/noticias/20110109_a2c8c8387ebf1cb0405bda4626be499e.htm]
https://larepublica.pe/mundo/509826-avioneta-que-combatia-incendio-se-estrella-en-chile

https://www.dgac.gob.cl/wp-content/uploads/portalweb/rest-portalweb/jcr/repository/collaboration/sites%20content/live/dgac/categories/accidentes/investigacion/informestecnicos2011/documents/1571-20150504.pdf

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: DGAC Chile
Status: Investigation completed
Duration:
Download report: Final report


Images:


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
10-Jan-2011 13:07 luchocalvo Added
27-Mar-2016 19:07 Anon. Updated [Aircraft type, Photo, ]
24-Apr-2016 15:19 Pep Updated [Narrative]
19-May-2020 09:13 KagurazakaHanayo Updated [Source, Narrative]
19-May-2020 09:14 harro Updated [Narrative, Accident report, ]
19-May-2020 11:51 harro Updated [Source, Accident report, ]

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