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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 146832
Last updated: 29 November 2021
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Date:16-JUL-2012
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic AT8T model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Air Tractor AT-802A
Owner/operator:Protezione Civile Nazionale
Registration: I-SPEL
MSN: 802A-0325
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Lake of Varano (Foggia province) -   Italy
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Fire fighting
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The aircraft, employed on a forest fire, during the collecting of water heavily hit the surface of the lake, causing the yelding of the bracings of the left float.
Unharmed the pilot, only occupant.
On july 19th ANSV opened the safety investigation.

Sources:

http://www.ansv.it/It/Detail.asp?ID=1603
Photo: http://www.aerodata.it/I-SPEL.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
21-Jul-2012 12:45 Certosino Added
22-Jul-2012 12:31 Alpine Flight Updated [Aircraft type]

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