Air Tractor

Small Plane Crashed in Ellis County, Pilot Killed

Saturday, July 19, 2014
By George Hatcher
Small Plane Crashed in Ellis County, Pilot Killed

An Air Tractor AT-401B spray plane crashed in a field at 2300 block of 170th Avenue and just south of St. John-St. Andrew Road, northwest of Hays, Ellis County, Kansas. The accident happened at about 11 p.m. on July 17, after the yellow colored plane took off from Beloit airport at 10:45 p.m. The... »

August 13 Incident Overview

Tuesday, August 13, 2013
By George Hatcher

Date: 10-AUG-13 Time: 14:00:00Z Regis#: N9752J Aircraft Make: PIPER Aircraft Model: PA28 Event Type: Accident Highest Injury: None Damage: Substantial City: OVERGAARD State: Arizona Description: AIRCRAFT SHORTLY AFTER TAKEOFF, CRASHED 1/2 MILE FROM THE RUNWAY, MOGOLLON AIRPARK, OVERGAARD, AZ Flight Phase: TAKEOFF (TOF) Date: 10-AUG-13 Time: 13:25:00Z Regis#: N7811W Aircraft Make: PIPER Aircraft Model:... »

Agricultural Accident-two cropdusters collide

Thursday, May 24, 2012
By George Hatcher
Agricultural Accident-two cropdusters collide

What: Miles Flying Service AT80 AIR TRACTOR AT-802A Where: Paragould Arkansas When: May 23, 2012, 11:35 a.m Who: 1 severe injury, 1 fatality Why: Two agricultural planes, a Beech Grove Grumman G164C and a Miles Flying Service AIR TRACTOR AT-802A collided in midair during an aerial application (crop-dusting) activity. The planes flew from Craighead... »

Fire-fighting AIr Tanker Crashes in France

Sunday, October 9, 2011
By George Hatcher
Fire-fighting AIr Tanker Crashes in France

What: Air Tractor Tanker in Corsica, France Where: Between Pouzolles and Laurens, about 15km N. of Béziers, Hérault Reg France When: October 8, 2011 at 11:15 Who: 1 aboard Why: A fire in Corsica brought about by dry weather conditions was in the process of being fought by 200 firefighters. One of several airborn... »

Pilot Dies Fighting Fire

Friday, January 21, 2011
By George Hatcher
Pilot Dies Fighting Fire

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Salvador Carrazoni García What: Air Tractor AT-802, registered to FAASA Group Aerodromo Sebastian Almagro Ctra, operated by FAASA Chile Servicios Aeros LTDA en route from a landing strip in the vicinity of Santa Juana, Chile Where: Santa Juana, Chile When: January 9, 2011 Who:... »

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