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.
|Date:||Thursday 6 July 2006|
|Operator:||Elleniki Polemikí Aeroporía|
|C/n / msn:|| 1112|
|First flight:|| |
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0|
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2 |
|Airplane damage:|| Damaged beyond repair|
|Location:||off Patroklos Island ( Greece)
|Phase:|| Maneuvering (MNV)|
|Departure airport:||Elefsis AB (LGEL), Greece|
|Destination airport:||Elefsis AB (LGEL), Greece|
» Charalampos Douramakos (E-mail 9-10-2013)
» Canadair Sinkage (ERT, 6-7-2006)
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.