Date & Time: Mar 8, 2004 at 1100 LT
Type of aircraft:
Canadair CL-415
Operator:
Registration:
F-ZBEZ
Flight Type:
Training
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Marseille-Sainte-Croix-Marseille
MSN:
2018
YOM:
1996
Flight number:
Pélican 41
Country:
France
Region:
Europe
Crew on board:
3
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
2
Circumstances:
While performing a training exercice with an instructor and two student pilots, the aircraft struck the surface of the lake and desintegrated upon impact. The aircraft sunk by 31 meters and a pilot was evacuated. Water temperature was 6° celsius.