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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 88993
Last updated: 23 September 2021
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Time:3:00 pm
Type:Silhouette image of generic C188 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna A188B AgWagon C
Owner/operator:Actividades Agrícolas SA
Registration: HI-721
MSN: 18801193
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Guayubín, Montecristi -   Dominican Republic
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: CIAA
Crashed on spraying operation. Pilot F.A. Ramón Rojas Nolasco escaped with injuries.

Cause (from final report):
The climatic conditions in terms of temperature and wind (descending bursts of approximately 30 to 35 knots according to the pilot and personnel on the ground) affected the airlift conditions of the aircraft, caused an abrupt descent during the approach for the spray, causing the sudden collapse of the aircraft, and to this effect the low altitude contributed at which the flight was made (as is normal in this type of operation), the weight of the fuel and the weight of the input that was being applied.
We point out as a contributing factor the human factor, due to the little experience in both aerial spraying operations and in the aircraft in which this operation was carried out.


Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: CIAA
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report

Revision history:

13-Jan-2011 09:32 TB Added
13-Jan-2011 09:42 TB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Source]
13-Jan-2011 09:51 TB Updated [Aircraft type]
13-Jan-2011 10:37 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Source]
13-Jan-2011 11:55 TB Updated [Operator, Narrative]
04-Jan-2018 18:47 harro Updated [Cn, Location, Source, Narrative]

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