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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 269627
Last updated: 2 December 2021
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Date:16-NOV-2021
Time:c. 18:37 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic AT8T model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Air Tractor AT-802AF
Owner/operator:CO Fire Aviation
Registration: N802NZ
MSN: 802A-0593
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:S of Estes Park, Larimer County, CO -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Fire fighting
Departure airport:Fort Collins/Loveland-Northern Colorado Regional Airport, CO (FNL/KFNL)
Destination airport:Fort Collins/Loveland-Northern Colorado Regional Airport, CO (FNL/KFNL)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
The aircraft crashed during its first night fire-fighting flight in Larimer County south of Estes Park, Colorado. The pilot was fatally injured.

Sources:

https://kdvr.com/news/local/reports-plane-crash-near-kruger-rock-fire/
https://coloradosun.com/2021/11/16/firefighting-aircraft-crash-estes-park-colorado/
https://www.9news.com/article/news/local/wildfire/air-tanker-crashes-kruger-rock-fire/73-77e124e6-804d-424f-8405-0634ec9f2b73
https://wildfiretoday.com/2021/11/17/night-flying-air-tanker-crashes-while-working-on-wildfire-in-colorado/
https://globe.adsbexchange.com/?icao=aaea8f&lat=40.336&lon=-105.473&zoom=13.5&showTrace=2021-11-17&leg=1
https://airtractor.com/aircraft/at-802f-fire-boss/
http://cofireaviation.com/

https://www.denverpost.com/2021/12/01/ntsb-preliminary-report-kruger-rock-plane-crash/

https://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/Search/NNumberResult?NNumberTxt=802NZ
https://flightaware.com/live/flight/N802NZ

Location


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Nov-2021 04:13 Geno Added
17-Nov-2021 04:26 Geno Updated [Time, Registration, Cn, Source, Narrative]
17-Nov-2021 07:56 Aerossurance Updated [Time, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Location, Source, Damage, Narrative]
17-Nov-2021 08:55 harro Updated [Aircraft type]
17-Nov-2021 14:05 Captain Adam Updated [Registration, Source, Narrative]
18-Nov-2021 07:35 johnwg Updated [Aircraft type, Destination airport, Source, Category]
19-Nov-2021 06:48 Anon. Updated [Aircraft type]
19-Nov-2021 06:48 harro Updated [Aircraft type]
01-Dec-2021 10:12 Anon. Updated [Category]
02-Dec-2021 05:24 Geno Updated [Source, Damage]

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