Date & Time: Jun 26, 2016 at 1109 LT
Type of aircraft:
Canadair CL-215
Operator:
Registration:
1111
Flight Phase:
Flight
Survivors:
Yes
Site:
Plain
MSN:
1111
Country:
Greece
Region:
Europe
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
The crew left Volos-Néa Anchialos Airport in the morning on a firefighting mission over Beotia. En route, the left engine caught fire and the crew decided to attempt an emergency landing. The aircraft crashed in flames in a wooded area located in Dervenochoria and was destroyed by a post impact fire. Both crew members escaped with minor injuries.