ASN Aircraft accident Canadair CL-215-6B11 (CL-415) I-DPCN Linguaglossa, Sicily
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Date:Thursday 27 October 2022
Type:Silhouette image of generic CL2T model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Canadair CL-215-6B11 (CL-415)
Operator:Vigili del Fuoco
Registration: I-DPCN
MSN: 2070
First flight:
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PW123AF
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 Linguaglossa, Sicily (   Italy)
Phase: Maneuvering (MNV)
Nature:Fire fighting
Departure airport:Lamezia-Terme-S Eufemia Airport (SUF/LICA), Italy
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
A Canadair CL-415 fire fighting plane impacted the side of a mountain near Linguaglossa. Both pilots died in the accident.
The aircraft was fighting a forest fire and had just released its load of water when it contacted the downslope of a mountain and broke up.

Sources:
» www.lasicilia.it
» www.rainews.it


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accident date: 27-10-2022
type: Canadair CL-215-6B11 (CL-415)
registration: I-DPCN
 

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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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