Accident Consolidated PBY-6A Catalina N2886D, Monday 29 July 1985
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Date:Monday 29 July 1985
Type:Silhouette image of generic CAT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Consolidated PBY-6A Catalina
Owner/operator:Aries Aire
Registration: N2886D
MSN: 64034
Total airframe hrs:4415 hours
Engine model:Wright R-2600-20
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:Northport, WA -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Fire fighting
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Struck the sea nose first and crashed while trying to get a load of water for a fire fighting mission.

checklist..not followed..pilot in command
fatigue(chronic)..pilot in command
improper use of equipment/aircraft..pilot in command
improper use of management
Contributing factors:
in-flight planning/decision..inadvertent..pilot in command
pressure..pilot in command
psychological condition..pilot in command



History of this aircraft

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

25 June 1971 N2886D Sis-Q Flying Service 0 Santa Rosa, CA sub


photo (c) Scott Cornwell; Pangborn, East Wenatchee, WA

photo (c) Scott Cornwell; Pangborn, East Wenatchee, WA

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