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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 9330
Last updated: 8 February 2021
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Date:08-AUG-1976
Time:16:18
Type:Silhouette image of generic B26 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas A-26C Invader
Owner/operator:Lynch Air Tankers
Registration: N3427G
C/n / msn: 28704
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Grand Junction, CO -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Fire fighting
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
wind gusts to 25k. Density alt abt 9700ft.Fire suppresion. Stalled during steep bank.
Crashed while firebombing.

Ex USAAF 44-35425.

Sources:

NTSB
- JF Baugher


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Feb-2008 12:00 ASN archive Added
07-Jan-2012 06:48 Uli Elch Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Phase, Nature, Source, Narrative]

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