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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 226775
Last updated: 13 September 2019
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Date:03-JUL-2019
Time:16:45 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic AT8T model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Air Tractor AT-802AF Fire Boss
Owner/operator:Agro-montiar
Registration: EC-JUB
C/n / msn: 802A-0236
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Barragem de Trizio, no concelho da Sertã -   Portugal
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Fire fighting
Departure airport:Proença-a-Nova, Castelo Branco,
Destination airport:barragem de Trizio, Sertã
Investigating agency: GPIAAF Portugal
Narrative:
Crashed while scooping water from a lake to fight fires.

contributory factors:
- The landing gear was not retracted after Proença-a-Nova takeoff due to the interruption of normal procedures because of mission communications (CMA).
- The pilot's workload in the 10-minute flight between the take-off and the water scooping point did not allow full concentration on the essential tasks to conduct the flight.
- The barriers and procedures in place to avoid incorrect gear configuration were not effective.

Sources:

https://www.rtp.pt/noticias/pais/aviao-de-combate-a-incendios-sofre-acidente-na-serta_n1158068
http://www.mediotejo.net/serta-aviao-de-combate-a-incendios-retirado-das-aguas-de-castelo-do-bode/

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: GPIAAF Portugal
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 1 month
Download report: Final report


Images:


Photo: GPIAAF

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Jul-2019 05:46 JFigueiredo Added
04-Jul-2019 05:47 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Narrative, Plane category]
05-Jul-2019 19:53 KaliKeira Updated [Registration, Cn, Total occupants, Location, Source]
12-Aug-2019 19:58 harro Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Narrative, Photo, Accident report, ]

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