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Type:Silhouette image of generic FREL model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Changhe Z-8AWJS
Owner/operator:Armed Police Forest Command
Registration: WJ560308
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Dali City, Yunnan Province -   China
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Fire fighting
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
A Changhe Z-8 helicopter crashed into Erhai Lake in Dali City, China, while attempting to scoop water using a bambi bucket to clear and irrigate an area burnt by a forest fire.
Two pilots died in the crash, two other crew members are missing. They were found later and were declared dead.




Revision history:

10-May-2021 09:46 Anon. Added
10-May-2021 09:50 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Nature, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
10-May-2021 10:14 gerard57 Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Phase, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
10-May-2021 10:23 harro Updated [Narrative, Category]
10-May-2021 10:24 harro Updated [Operator]
10-May-2021 10:46 RobertMB Updated [Cn]
10-May-2021 11:01 RobertMB Updated [[Cn]]
11-May-2021 05:40 gerard57 Updated [Total fatalities, Source, Narrative]
11-May-2021 05:40 gerard57 Updated [[Total fatalities, Source, Narrative]]
11-May-2021 05:53 Anon. Updated [Total fatalities]
12-May-2021 07:28 gerard57 Updated [Source, Narrative]

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