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Canadair water bomber crash in Spain

Old 8th Aug 2020, 14:01
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Canadair water bomber crash in Spain

A Spanish Canadair water bomber has crashed while tackling a fire near Lobios, close to the Portuguese border.
First reports say the two crew have been seriously injured.




https://www.laprovence.com/actu/en-d...-portugal.html
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Update.

Spanish press now reporting that the co-pilot, a Portugese national, has sadly died. The Spanish captain remains in a serious condition.
This report contains a video of the crash site that appears to show that the aircraft impacted just below a ridge.

https://www.20minutos.es/noticia/434...estal-ourense/
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That's very sad... a dangerous occupation without doubt.
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A crew with big brass ones, an aircraft with big round ones, formidable combination.
Rest in peace Sir!
Speedy recovery Sir
Thank you both.
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