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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 227611
Last updated: 13 October 2021
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Date:25-JUL-2019
Time:18:40
Type:Silhouette image of generic AT8T model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Air Tractor AT-802F Fire Boss
Owner/operator:CCB-Serviços Aéreos
Registration: EC-MCX
MSN: 802A-0286
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Category:Incident
Location:Beliche Dam, Algarve -   Portugal
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Fire fighting
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: GPIAAF Portugal
Narrative:
The fire fighting aircraft ran aground during a water pick up attempt at Beliche Dam reservoir in Algarve. The floatplane sustained minor damage and the sole pilot onboard was not injured during the incident.

Sources:

https://sicnoticias.pt/pais/2019-07-25-Aviao-de-combate-a-incendios-sofre-acidente-no-Algarve
https://www.portugalresident.com/2019/07/26/firefighting-plane-crashes-in-algarve-dam-pilot-unharmed/


Images:

Photo of EC-MCX courtesy AirHistory.net


Utrera
31 December 2019; (c) Sir Hofma

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
26-Jul-2019 12:19 Geno Added
26-Jul-2019 13:29 RobertMB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Source, Damage, Narrative]
12-Aug-2019 19:54 harro Updated [Operator]

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