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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 197265
Last updated: 23 May 2018
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Date:09-AUG-2017
Time:21:20
Type:Silhouette image of generic AT5T model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Air Tractor AT-502B
Owner/operator:Sprayworks Agri Ltd.
Registration: C-FWAS
C/n / msn: 502B-0296
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:North of La Crete Airport (CFN5), La Crete, AB -   Canada
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Agricultural
Departure airport:La Crete, AB (CFN5)
Destination airport:La Crete, AB (CFN5)
Investigating agency: TSB Canada
Narrative:
An Air Tractor AT-502B aircraft operated by Sprayworks Agri, was conducting aerial application operations in the vicinity of La Crete, AB (CFN5). During a repositioning turn, the aircraft collided with the ground. The pilot was fatally injured. A small post-impact fire started, however it was quickly extinguished by first responders.

Sources:

TSB Report #A17W0118
http://edmontonjournal.com/news/local-news/pilot-dies-after-crop-duster-crashes-near-la-crete
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/edmonton/la-crete-crop-dusting-aircraft-crash-alberta-1.4241790
https://www.google.com/maps/dir/La+Crete+Airport,+La+Crête,+AB,+Canada/Andy's+Mobile+Repair+Service,+La+Crête,+AB+T0H+2H0,+Canada/@58.1859763,-116.3481796,16z/data=!4m8!4m7!1m2!1m1!1s0x53bf3fd1d99696f1:0xa3dc4821493b4e86!1m2!1m1!1s0x53bf154f7b46bbd5:0x709c1519f4d31e70!3e0?hl=en-us

http://wwwapps.tc.gc.ca/saf-sec-sur/2/ccarcs-riacc/ADet.aspx?id=25242&rfr=RchAvc.aspx


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
10-Aug-2017 16:49 harro Added
10-Aug-2017 23:32 Geno Updated [Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source]
10-Nov-2017 19:20 harro Updated [Registration, Cn, Operator, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]

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