Accident Beriev Be-200ChS RF-88450, Saturday 14 August 2021
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Date:Saturday 14 August 2021
Type:Silhouette image of generic BER2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Beriev Be-200ChS
Owner/operator:Russian Navy
Registration: RF-88450
MSN: 64620090311
Year of manufacture:2020
Fatalities:Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 8
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:near Kahramanmaras -   Turkey
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Fire fighting
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Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
A Russian Beriev Be-200 amphibious firefighting aircraft impacted a mountainside while fighting forest fires in Turkey. All occupants died in the crash.
The aircraft was one of three Be-200's sent to Turkey on July 8 to help the General Directorate of Forestry fight the wildfires.



  • 16th worst accident in 2021
  • worst accident of this aircraft type
  • worst accident of this aircraft type at the time



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