The Canadair aircraft involved in fire fighting in the Central part of Portugal, crashed near Arisara santarém district, said on Tuesday the newspaper “Diario di Noticias”. Data about the victims of the crash have not yet been reported.
Arrived at the scene, two ambulances and helicopter emergency services.
Last week in Portugal has worsened the situation with forest fires that often occur in the country during the summer. The fire is currently abandoned power more than 2.8 thousand firefighters, 24 aircraft and helicopters, and 928 cars, a large part deals with the three largest fires in the settlements of Coimbra and Penela in the district of Coimbra, in Pedrogao Grande in the district of Leiria.