Accident
Last updated: 30 July 2014
Status:Zwischenbericht
Datum:Samstag 31 Juli 2010
Zeit:20:24
Flugzeugtyp:Convair CV-580 Airtanker
Fluggesellschaft:Conair Aviation
Kennzeichen: C-FKFY
Werknummer: 129
Baujahr: 1953
Triebwerk: 2 Allison 501-D22G
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 2
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 2
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:15 km (9.4 Meilen) S of Lytton, BC (   Kanada) show on map
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Feuerbekämpfung
Flug von:Kamloops Airport, BC (YKA/CYKA), Kanada
Flug nach:Kamloops Airport, BC (YKA/CYKA), Kanada
Flugnummer: 448
Unfallbericht:
A Conair Aviation Convair CV-580 Airtanker ("Tanker 48") was destroyed when it crashed near Lytton, BC, Canada. Both crew members were killed in the accident. The airplane was contracted out to the B.C. Ministry of Forest and Lands as it fought a forest fire near Siwash Road, about 18 kilometres south of Lytton.

Informationsquelle:
» Water bomber crew confirmed killed
» Plane carrying 2 people crashes while battling B.C. fire
» CADORS report number; 2010P1088


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Distance from Kamloops Airport, BC to Kamloops Airport, BC as the crow flies is NAN km (NAN miles).

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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