August 18, 2013 3:50 pm

Third crop duster crash kills pilot

A second crop duster has crashed this week in Saskatchewan after a plane’s wheel clipped the ground southeast of Nipawin.

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ROSE VALLEY, Sask. – The pilot of a crop duster is dead after his plane crashed last Friday.

RCMP say the plane went down in a field west of community during the mid-morning hours.

The 31-year-old pilot was declared dead at the scene.

His name has not been released.

RCMP and the Transport Safety Board are investigating.

It was the third crop duster crash in the province in a four-day period.

A crop duster crashed southeast of Nipawin after a wheel clipped the ground during a turn. The pilot was not injured.

On Tuesday, a pilot suffered minor injuries after a crop duster crashed just outside Quill Lake.

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