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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 172940
Last updated: 20 September 2019
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Date:07-AUG-2000
Time:18:25 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic M18 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
PZL M-18B Dromader
Owner/operator:Aeronorte
Registration: SP- ZUN
C/n / msn: 1Z013-49
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Lousã mountain -   Portugal
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Fire fighting
Departure airport:Lousã airfield
Destination airport:Lousã airfield
Narrative:
On the afternoon of August 7, 2000 , by 18:25 local time , the single-engine plane PZL M18 - B Dromader , Polish registration SP- ZUN , operated by the Portuguese company Aeronorte from the aerodrome of Lousã, during an action-fighting to a forest fire at the site of Valley Boiças, Roçaio, Miranda do Corvo, when performing the second attempt to start retardant syrup , not achieved operation, entered into loss, followed by self-rotate, crashing up on the slopes of the mountain of Lousã. The accident resulted in the death of the pilot , the only person on board, and the total destruction of the aircraft by the ground impact and the ensuing fire .

Sources:

file:///C:/Documents%20and%20Settings/Asus/My%20Documents/Downloads/i005898%20(2).pdf (Final aircraft report)


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
13-Jan-2015 07:38 jfigueiredo Added
13-Jan-2015 07:38 harro Updated [Aircraft type]
13-Jan-2015 07:39 harro Updated [Aircraft type]

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