crop duster

Crop-Duster Plane Crashes in California; Pilot Safe

Monday, May 8, 2017
By George Hatcher

A crop-duster plane crashed at the runway of Madera Municipal Airport, California, on the morning of May 7th. The plane had just taken-off when the wind pushed it to the side, resulting it the crash and fire. Pilot Stephen Streeter, who was the only person aboard, walked out safely. Download article as PDF »

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... »

RSS Plane Crash News

  • News about plane crash in Rostov-on-Don not true
    MOSCOW, February 18. /TASS/. Russia's Emergencies Ministry has rejected media reports that a passenger plane disappeared from radars at the airport near Rostov-on-Don, the ministry's southern regional branch told TASS on Saturday. "The information is not true," they said. A source at Platov Airport ...
  • People gather in Moscow to light candles for plane crash victims
    (12 Feb 2018) People gathered outside the Christ the Saviour Cathedral in Moscow on Monday night, to pay their respects to the 71 people killed in Sunday's plane crash. The An-148 regional jet, bound for Orsk in the southern Urals, crashed several minutes after taking off from Moscow's Domodedovo ...
  • Nehru promoted Netaji crash theory without conclusive evidence
    It has been observed that Nehru, right from the beginning, tried to suppress facts on Netaji's disappearance and promoted the plane crash theory without any conclusive evidence to establish the same. If we accept Ashis Ray's contention that the Netaji mystery could not be solved as relationship ...
  • Death in crash is the only consistent story about Netaji's demise
    “As evidence became available from the mid-1950s, the only consistent story about Netaji's demise remains his death in a plane crash on 18 August 1945. For me personally, this fact was brought home most strikingly when I had the opportunity to be present during the interview of one of the survivors of ...
  • Commentary: Russian general plots our cyber downfall
    Russian President Vladimir Putin, third left, observes a minute of silence with Russia's Federal Security Service (FSB) head Alexander Bortnikov, third right, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, second right, and others before a meeting on Russian plane crash in Egypt, at Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, ...
  • 13 dead in Mexico plane crash near earthquake epicentre
    Mexico City [Mexico], Feb 17 (ANI): As many as 13 persons have been killed after a helicopter carrying officials, assessing the damage caused by a powerful earthquake, crashed in southern Mexico. Mexican state">state Oaxaca's attorney general's office said that 12 people were killed at the scene and ...
  • Candlelit vigil in Moscow in memory of plane crash dead
    (12 Feb 2018) A candle-lit vigil was held outside Moscow's Christ the Saviour Cathedral on Monday evening for victims of Sunday's plane crash. The An-148 twi...
  • Lebanon's Al Bustan festival launches 25th edition with sense of 'mission accomplished'
    She won the seat previously held by her father, who died in a plane crash in the Mediterranean off Beirut in a heavy storm. Bustani, who had two small children, quickly determined she had no desire for a political life and stepped down after a year. With the outbreak of war in 1975, Bustani looked […]
  • Bizarre 1980 Plane Crash That Left A Nation Stunned Is Still Baffling Experts Today
    Bizarre 1980 Plane Crash That Left A Nation Stunned Is Still Baffling Experts Today Such was the case with the elusive Flight 870 from Italy, which crashed for reasons that still have not been determined. The mystery surrounding it continues to perplex not just surviving friends and family of those who ...
  • I Love to Read
    Captain Hiebert was killed in a plane crash in 1993 in northern Ontario. Shirley's career has been in health care, much of it in remote northern communities as a nurse practitioner and researcher. Her PhD research was done in collaboration with First Nations. Her newly released The Captain's Widow ...

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