Crop duster crashes in Soukra, pilot killed
11/11/2019 13:16, ARIANA/Tunisia

(TAP) – A pilot was killed as a crop duster crashed on Monday at 11 a.m. in fenced land for construction in El Fateh 3 neighbourhood in Soukra (Ariana governorate), Regional Civil Protection Director Colonel-Major Jamel Ouerfelli told TAP.

The aircraft's tail had hit an electrical pole, Ouerfelli specified, adding that the crash had taken place 4 metres away from a house, without causing other victims.

The scene of the accident was checkered in the presence of regional and local authorities, pending the arrival of the Public Prosecutor to report the findings.

The crop duster belongs to the Ariana agricultural services and was deployed to spray insecticide on the Sebkha of Soukra.

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