Thursday, July 20, 2017

Weatherly 620, N9270W, Jersey Devil Dusters LLC: Accident occurred July 19, 2017 in Pemberton Township, Burlington County, New Jersey

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Jersey Devil Dusters LLC:

NTSB Identification: ERA17CA251
14 CFR Part 137: Agricultural
Accident occurred Wednesday, July 19, 2017 in Pemberton Twp, NJ
Aircraft: WEATHERLY 620, registration: N9270W

NTSB investigators will use data provided by various entities, including, but not limited to, the Federal Aviation Administration and/or the operator, and will not travel in support of this investigation to prepare this aircraft accident report.

PEMBERTON TWP -- A pilot sustained a minor injury Wednesday evening after a crop duster crash-landed into a cranberry bog, police said. 

The crash occurred around 6:45 p.m., according to Pembertown Township Police. When responders arrived at the scene, they found the crop dusting plane had crashed near Sheep Pen Hill Road, police said. 

The 53-year-old pilot had exited the aircraft on his own, and had only a minor injury, police said.

Around 60 gallons of fuel spilled into the water, prompting firefighters to respond to the scene for hazardous materials, reported. 

The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating the crash.

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