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Date:Saturday 15 July 2000
Type:Silhouette image of generic CL2P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Canadair CL-215-1A10
Operator:Elleniki Polemikí Aeroporía
Registration: 1048
MSN: 1048
First flight: 1977
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-2800-83AM
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Pelion Mountain, Magnisias (   Greece)
Phase: Maneuvering (MNV)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Volos-Néa Anchialos Airport (VOL/LGBL), Greece
Destination airport:Volos-Néa Anchialos Airport (VOL/LGBL), Greece
Narrative:
The CL-215 aircraft crashed on a mountain on the east coast of Greece. At sunup, the crew was trying to extinguish a forest fire 210 miles northeast of Athens. The crew was preparing to drop water and was making a right turn when the right wing hit the ground. The aircraft then exploded, killing the two crew members.

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Sources:
» Charalampos Douramakos (E-mail 9-10-2013)
» TSB A00F0043


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CL-215

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  • 24th loss
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