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Date:Thursday 6 July 2006
Time:ca 09:30
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: 1112
MSN: 1112
First flight: 1990
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:off Patroklos Island (   Greece)
Phase: Maneuvering (MNV)
Nature:Fire fighting
Departure airport:Elefsis AB (LGEL), Greece
Destination airport:Elefsis AB (LGEL), Greece
Narrative:
The Canadair was participating in a fire extinguishing operation in the island of Tzia. Whilst scooping up sea water in the Argosaronic Gulf, the airplane crashed into a wave and sunk. Both pilots escaped and were rescued by a Super Puma helicopter.

Sources:
» Charalampos Douramakos (E-mail 9-10-2013)
» Canadair Sinkage (ERT, 6-7-2006)


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