Tuesday, June 09, 2020

Air Tractor AT-802A, N779DA: Accident occurred May 31, 2020 in Unalakleet, Alaska

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Fairbanks, Alaska

https://registry.faa.gov/N779DA


NTSB Identification: ANC20CA052
14 CFR Public Aircraft
Accident occurred Sunday, May 31, 2020 in Unalakleet, AK
Aircraft: AIR TRACTOR AT802, registration: N779DA


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.

Aircraft after picking up water for firefighting activities, departed the lake and struck rising terrain, returned and landed on the lake.

Date: 31-MAY-20
Time: 20:00:00Z
Regis#: N779DA
Aircraft Make: AIR TRACTOR
Aircraft Model: AT802
Event Type: ACCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: SUBSTANTIAL
Activity: FIREFIGHTING
Flight Phase: MANEUVERING (MNV)
Operation: 91
City: UNALAKLEET
State: ALASKA

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