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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 67955
Last updated: 29 November 2021
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Date:11-AUG-2009
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic AT8T model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Air Tractor AT-802A (Fire Boss)
Owner/operator:Expedia (of behalf of Italian Civil Protection)
Registration: EC-JUA
MSN: 802A-0234
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Mazzarino (Sicily) -   Italy
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Agricultural
Departure airport:Sigonella - LICZ
Destination airport:Sigonella - LICZ
Narrative:
The aircrft was employed in a mission for the extinction of a fire and it was effecting the water loading manoeuvres when the strong wind caused an abrupt move; the aircraft bounced on the the water, then struck some trees and run aground, suffering damages. The pilot, only occupant, has been unharmed.

Sources:

http://www.ansv.it/It/Detail.asp?ID=1169
http://www.tg10.it/?q=node/8579


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
19-Aug-2009 11:46 Certosino Added
24-Aug-2009 05:02 RobertMB Updated

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