IL76 Waterbomber missing in Russia

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IL76 Waterbomber missing in Russia

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Postby great dane » Fri Jul 01, 2016 6:40 pm

From Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations, presumed crashed while fighting wildfires in the Bayanday district of the Irkutsk :no:
https://aviation-safety.net/database/re ... 20160701-0

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Postby Raffles » Sat Jul 02, 2016 9:27 pm

Any further news?

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Postby great dane » Sat Jul 02, 2016 9:54 pm

Raffles wrote:Any further news?

Not found yet, more helicopters were apparently moved towards the very remote search area today

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Re: IL76 Waterbomber missing in Russia

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Postby Bell 407 » Sun Jul 03, 2016 8:45 am

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Re: IL76 Waterbomber missing in Russia

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Postby great dane » Sun Jul 03, 2016 10:39 am

Found this morning (local Siberian time) - destroyed after crashing into forest killing all 10 crew :rip2:

Rescue (recovery) crew on site, but haven't seen any pics of crash site yet. Have a feeling nothing much left.
http://www.mchs.gov.ru/dop/info/smi/news/item/32795958/

http://www.mchs.gov.ru/dop/info/smi/news/item/32796275/

Above probably need a little help from Google with translating.

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Postby great dane » Sun Jul 03, 2016 10:47 am

Sister aircraft doing what they do - impressive sight
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Re: IL76 Waterbomber missing in Russia

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Postby Bell 407 » Sun Jul 03, 2016 10:54 am

:rip2: Sad indeed. Firebombing is not easy flying :thinking:

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Postby Raffles » Sun Jul 03, 2016 5:31 pm

:rip2:

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Re: IL76 Waterbomber missing in Russia

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Postby Bell 407 » Mon Jul 04, 2016 8:00 am

Sadly not much left :rip:

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Re: IL76 Waterbomber missing in Russia

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Postby great dane » Mon Jul 04, 2016 8:50 am

Bell 407 wrote:Sadly not much left :rip:

:crybaby:


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