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Last updated: 20 October 2021
Date:Friday 3 September 1971
Type:Silhouette image of generic CL2P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Canadair CL-215-1A10
Operator:Securité Civile
Registration: F-ZBBG
MSN: 1025
First flight: 1970
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-2800-83AM
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:1,7 km (1.1 mls) W off Esigna, Corsica (   France)
Phase: Maneuvering (MNV)
Nature:Fire fighting
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
The CL-215 water bomber porpoised when attempting to scoop water on the Golfe de Sagonne.
The wreckage sank to a depth of about 32 m.

» French tv news 3-9-1971
» wannaDive (diving location of the wreck)


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