Funeral arrangements were announced today for pilot Ricky Fulton, who died last week in a plane crash in Idaho.  Ricky was working as a contractor for the Bureau of Land Management at the National Interagency Fire Center in Boise, Idaho at the time of the crash, flying an Air Tractor AT-802A with the callsign Tanker 857.

“Ricky was a graduate of Ninnekah High School in 1980. The Bureau of Land Management’s National Fire and Aviation Honor Guard escorted fallen air tanker pilot Ricky Fulton from the funeral home in Emmett to the Boise Airport today (Monday, September 28) to return Ricky home.” said the Oklahoma Agricultural Aviation Association in a statement released on the pending services.

Services for Ricky are scheduled for 2:00 PM on Wednesday, September 30, 2020, at the First Baptist Church, 915 Dell Street, Ninnekah, OK.   Burial services will follow at the Fairlawn Cemetery, Chickasha, OK (near the airport).

If you are interested in being part of a flyover at the burial site please call or email:

Sandy – OAAA