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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 240201
Last updated: 19 August 2020
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Date:18-AUG-2020
Time:c. 09:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic G164 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Grumman-Schweizer G-164B Ag-Cat (turbine)
Owner/operator:Western Cooperative Co.
Registration: N48416
C/n / msn: 22B
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:NW of Western Nebraska Regional Airport (BFF/KBFF), Scottsbluff, NE -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Agricultural
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The aircraft struck powerlines and crashed in a field and as the powerlines came down they struck the windshield of a tractor-trailer carrying livestock in Scottsbluff, Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska.
The airplane sustained substantial damage and the sole pilot onboard received minor injuries. The driver of the truck is reported to have sustained minor injuries but he was seen in a photo relaxing in the shade with the land owner.

Sources:

https://kneb.com/regional-news/first-responders-on-scene-of-a-reported-plane-crash-north-of-scottsbluff/
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iMrNnRzoEOA
https://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?NNumbertxt=48416

https://www.airport-data.com/images/aircraft/000/178/178960.jpg (photo)

Location


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
18-Aug-2020 15:31 Geno Added
18-Aug-2020 21:26 Geno Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Phase, Nature, Source, Damage, Narrative]
19-Aug-2020 05:57 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Narrative]
19-Aug-2020 16:24 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Source]
19-Aug-2020 16:54 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Source, Narrative]
19-Aug-2020 22:51 Captain Adam Updated [Narrative]

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