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Italian Civil Defence Department: an Italian Canadair took off due to Portuguese fires
Rome, Italy - A team of technicians was on board
"Italian Government meets Portugal's need for help in order to face fires which are affecting the country and has decided for sending a CL-415 Canadair aircraft. The airplane has already left towards Beja, in the south area of Lisbon. The Canadair can carry some 6000 litres water and is able to take in it just in 12 seconds. The airplane took off with a team of technicians warranting airplane's operating...
AVIONEWS - World Aeronautical Press Agency