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Last updated: 24 September 2017
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Date:27-AUG-2017
Time:Afternoon
Type:Silhouette image of generic CL2T model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Canadair CL-415
Owner/operator:Sécurité Civile
Registration: F-ZBFN
C/n / msn: 2006
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Substantial
Location: Rhône river, port of Vallabregues (30) -   France
Phase: Take off
Nature:Fire fighting
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
A CL-415 amphibious aircraft sustained damage during a water takeoff.
Two CL-415 were lifting off the surface of a lake when one of the aircraft contacted a mast of a barge with the left hand wing, according to a video posted on YouTube.
The aircraft reportedly returned to land.

For the lieutenant colonel Bernier from the Office Manager communication of the direction of the Sécurité Civile : " The wing of the Fire-fighting plane is damaged, it will be unavailable for several weeks, there were projections on two barges, fortunately without making of wounded person.
They are experimented and confirmed pilots who knew well the stretch of water. They managed to fly up to the base of Nîmes. The pilot and the co-pilot are shocked, they were suspended as a protective measure and are going to be examined by a specialized doctor who has to make sure that they are in capacity to re-fly. "

Nobody was injured.

Sources:

YouTube
http://www.midilibre.fr/2017/08/29/un-canadair-heurte-une-peniche-dans-le-port-de-vallabregues-gard-la-video,1553318.php#


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
29-Aug-2017 07:50 harro Added
29-Aug-2017 10:45 Iceman 29 Updated [Total fatalities, Location, Photo, ]
29-Aug-2017 11:32 Iceman 29 Updated [Location, Narrative]
29-Aug-2017 17:56 snack Updated [Location]
29-Aug-2017 19:02 Iceman 29 Updated [Time, Total fatalities, Location, Source, Embed code, Damage, Narrative]
01-Sep-2017 11:06 Iceman 29 Updated [Embed code]

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