crop duster

Pilot Survives Crop Duster Crash in Texas

Tuesday, November 15, 2016
By George Hatcher

A crop duster airplane crashed in a field on a ranch in Coleman County, Texas, on the afternoon of November 12th. The pilot, who was the only person aboard, remained unharmed in the crash. The cause of the crash remains under investigation. Download article as PDF »

Crop-Dusting Plane Crashes in Georgia; Pilot Killed

Tuesday, September 20, 2016
By George Hatcher

A crop-dusting plane crashed in a field in Nashville, Berrien County, Georgia, on September 16th. The pilot, who was the only person onboard, was killed in the crash. The cause of the crash remains under investigation. Download article as PDF »

Crop Duster Plane Crashes in Colorado; Pilot Killed

Monday, August 22, 2016
By George Hatcher

A crop duster plane crashed in the San Luis Valley, near Alamosa, Colorado, on August 19th. The plane hit the fields of barley and afterwards it burst into flames. The pilot lost his life at the scene. The cause of the crash remains under investigation. Download article as PDF »

Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing on Interstate 94

Thursday, February 18, 2016
By George Hatcher

A crop dusting plane made an emergency landing on the westbound lane of I-94 near Sterling, North Dakota, on February 12th. The 1977 Thrush Ayres S2R was heading from Hillsboro to Mandan when it developed an engine problem, prompting the pilot to make an emergency landing. The plane landed safely. The pilot Adam Taylor,... »

Pilot Killed as Crop Dusting Plane Crashed in Waushara County

Thursday, August 27, 2015
By George Hatcher
Pilot Killed as Crop Dusting Plane Crashed in Waushara County

A crop dusting aircraft crashed in a wooded area near Hancock, Waushara County, Wisconsin, on August 26. The Weatherly 620B single-engine aircraft was spraying a potato farm when it crashed. The pilot, who was the only one aboard, was killed the spot. His identity has not yet been released. The FAA and the NTSB... »

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... »

LAGOA FORMOSA MG Investigating Crop Duster Crash

Saturday, January 4, 2014
By George Hatcher
LAGOA FORMOSA MG Investigating Crop Duster Crash

A crop-duster crashed in Lagos Formosa in Brazil. The Embraer EMB-201A Ipanema owned by ENAGRI EMPR.NAC.DE AV.AGRICOLA LTDA was at Farm Gruta Grandes flying over “the Big Cave/ The Big Grotto” when it crashed, killing the pilot, twenty-six year old Paulo Henrique Blank Saad. The plane is suspected to have mechanical problems. The pilot... »

Indonesian Crop Duster Crash

Tuesday, May 14, 2013
By George Hatcher
Indonesian Crop Duster Crash

Photographer Brian G Nichols On May 11, 2013, at 11 a.m. a PT Sinar Mas Super Air Pacific Aerospace Fletcher FU24-950 crashed three minutes after takeoff from North Rawajitu Indonesia. The pilot, Muhammad Adipura, 47, a Bogor of West Java died in the crash. It is believed he died at the scene, but his... »

Aero Bravo 700 Agrícola Crashes in Perolândia, Goiás Brazil

Friday, April 5, 2013
By George Hatcher
Aero Bravo 700 Agrícola Crashes in Perolândia, Goiás Brazil

On April 5, 2013, an Aero Bravo 700 Agrícola spraying insecticide near the city of Perolândia crashed near GO-050 highway. The company was Planeta Viação Agrícolas. The fatal flight was to be the last run of the day. The plane had been spraying a cornfield when it crashed and caught on fire. Farm workers... »

Helicopter Crashes in Victoria

Monday, February 18, 2013
By George Hatcher

In Trida, Victoria near Leongatha, on Feb 17, 2013, a helicopter went down, and caused a blackout. The pilot managed to land and survive the landing, in spite of the contact with power lines. There were no passengers aboard. Residents reported a loud bang to the police, who responded and found a crop dusting... »

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