Accident Air Tractor AT-802F Fire Boss VH-FBZ, Friday 5 August 2022
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Date:Friday 5 August 2022
Type:Silhouette image of generic AT8T model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Air Tractor AT-802F Fire Boss
Owner/operator:Pays Air Service Pty Ltd
Registration: VH-FBZ
MSN: 802-0460
Year of manufacture:2012
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:off Nea Peramos -   Greece
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Fire fighting
Departure airport:Dekelia/Tatoi Air Base (LGTT)
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
The float equipped Air Tractor AT-802F Fire Boss crashed while scooping and sank. Both crew members rescued.
According to ATSB OA2022-03008: While conducting firefighting operations, the left wing struck the water and the aircraft subsequently collided with terrain. The aircraft was destroyed.



Revision history:

06-Aug-2022 05:43 Anon. Added
06-Aug-2022 05:45 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Departure airport, Damage, Narrative, Category]
06-Aug-2022 05:46 harro Updated [Location, Narrative]
06-Aug-2022 06:26 AgOps Updated [Source]
08-Aug-2022 05:42 johnpitsakis Updated [Source]
22-Jul-2023 00:36 Ron Averes Updated

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