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Last updated: 6 July 2020
Statuts:Enquête Préliminaire
Date:samedi 15 septembre 2018
Heure:16:40
Type/Sous-type:Silhouette image of generic CL2T model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Canadair CL-215-6B11 (CL-415)
Compagnie:Government of Newfoundland and Labrador
Immatriculation: C-FOFI
Numéro de série: 2081
Année de Fabrication: 2011
Equipage:victimes: 0 / à bord: 2
Passagers:victimes: 0 / à bord: 0
Total:victimes: 0 / à bord: 2
Dégats de l'appareil: Substantiels
Lieu de l'accident:Whitehead Pond, NL (   Canada)
Phase de vol: En cours de manoeuvre (MNV)
Nature:Incendie
Aéroport de départ:Gander International Airport, NL (YQX/CYQX), Canada
Aéroport de destination:Gander International Airport, NL (YQX/CYQX), Canada
Détails:
A CL-415 aircraft operated by the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador, departed from Gander International Airport (CYQX), Canada to conduct aerial firefighting operations near Whitehead Pond, NL. The flight crew inspected several lakes and selected Whitehead Pond for scooping water while fighting a fire approximately 8 nm to the South West. While making the sixth water scoop run along the lake, the flight crew heard a loud bang. The flight crew suspected that they had struck hidden rocks, so full power was applied and a go around was conducted. Both left water drop doors indicated open, and the hydraulic quantity indicated low. The hydraulic pressure was normal, and airspeed below maximum open door speed was maintained for the return to CYQX. While enroute, attempts to close the doors were unsuccessful. The flight crew completed the checklist related to the low hydraulic quantity, manually jettisoned the remaining water, and landed without further incident at CYQX.
The aircraft's lower left hull sustained substantial damage.

Sources:
» TSB id A18A0073


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