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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 177703
Last updated: 25 November 2021
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Date:10-JUL-2015
Time:14:15 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic AT8T model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Air Tractor AT-802F Fire Boss
Owner/operator:Conair
Registration:
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Puntzi Lake, Chilcotin District, 81mi W of Williams Lake, BC -   Canada
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Fire fighting
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed while scooping water from a lake and sank. The pilot was not injured. This was the 4th crash or serious incident involving a Conair single engine air tanker in the last 13 months.

Sources:

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/b-c-fires-water-bomber-crashes-fighting-puntzi-lake-fire-1.3147551
http://fireaviation.com/2015/07/10/air-tanker-crashes-in-british-columbia-lake/
https://globalnews.ca/news/2104596/water-bomber-crashes-while-scooping-water-from-puntzi-lake/
http://revelstokemountaineer.com/revelstoke-based-pilot-swims-to-shore-after-firefighting-plane-crashes-into-puntzi-lake-sinks-5614

https://airtractor.com/dealers/conair-group-inc
https://airtractor.com/aircraft/802f-fire-boss


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
11-Jul-2015 07:15 Gavilan Added
11-Jul-2015 07:17 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Location, Narrative]
11-Jul-2015 17:02 Aerossurance Updated [Time, Location, Source, Damage, Narrative]
11-Jul-2015 18:19 Geno Updated [Location, Source]
11-Jul-2015 18:38 Geno Updated [Location, Source]

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