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Date:Saturday 14 August 2021
Type:Silhouette image of generic BER2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beriev Be-200ChS
Operator:Russian Navy
Registration: RF-88450
MSN: 64620090311
First flight: 2020-02-14 (1 year 6 months)
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 8
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Kahramanmaras (   Turkey)
Phase: Maneuvering (MNV)
Nature:Fire fighting
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
A Russian Beriev Be-200 amphibious firefighting aircraft impacted a mountainside while fighting forest fires in Turkey. All occupants died in the crash.
The aircraft was one of three Be-200's sent to Turkey on July 8 to help the General Directorate of Forestry fight the wildfires.



photo of Beriev-Be-200ChS-RF-88450
accident date: 14-08-2021
type: Beriev Be-200ChS
registration: RF-88450

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