Articles Posted in Crop Duster Accidents


Pilot Alive After Willows Crop Duster Crash

I’m Ed Smith, a Sacramento crop duster accident attorney. On December 27, 2016, a crop duster crashed into a field near the Willows-Glenn County Airport. The pilot was not injured and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will investigate the cause of the accident.

Drone Use on Farms Increases Productivity, Risk of Accidents

The Risk of Drone Accidents 

Drones are increasingly being used on farms to monitor crop development, water resources, and other areas of concern for farmers that otherwise took many hours of manpower to observe. This increased use, however, consequently increases the risk of a collision between drones and crop dusters.

Crop Duster Collision Exposes Dangers of Crop Dusting

New information is emerging about the fatal collision of two crop dusting aircraft nearly two months ago in Yolo County. In the early morning hours of Saturday, 23 July 2016, two Air Tractor crop dusters collided near Zamora, California. One pilot was able to land his aircraft in a nearby field, while the second pilot was pronounced dead at the accident scene.

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