Tag: Bushfire

RFS B737 AND C-130 AIR TANKERS HAVE BEEN SENT ON MORE THAN 600 MISSIONS IN AUSTRALIA THIS BUSHFIRE SEASON – A FIREFIGHTER’S STORY

RFS Boeing-737 sent on more than 600 missions in Australia this bushfire seasonin Australia

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA – One of the lasting images of this season’s firefighting effort in Australia unfortunately has been the crash this week of an American C-130 Hercules Air Tanker on Thursday January 23, killing all 3 crew members. These brave men were doing their job – battling the Australian bushfires for the NSW Rural Fire

Continue reading

VIDEO – DC-10 AIR TANKER BATTLING THE AUSTRALIAN BUSHFIRES

DC-10 Air Tanker Firefighting Aircraft battling Australian Bushfires

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA – Watch how a DC-10 Air Tanker 911 of the NSW Rural Fire Service drops 35,500 litres of fire retardant near Colo Heights last month – on December 5, 2019 – during the Gospers Mountain fire, located inside the Wollemi National Park, which was at an emergency level at that time. The DC-10

Continue reading

FIREFIGHTING PLANE CRASHED IN FRANCE

A Securité Civile Grumman S-2T Turbo Firecat crashed today

GÉNÉRAC, FRANCE – A Securité Civile Conair S-2 Turbo Firecat firefighting plane has crashed this afternoon shortly after 5:00 PM Local Time in the area of Générac in France. The pilot was killed in the tragic crash, while battling the fires in the area. The pilot of the Firecat (former Grumman S-2 Tracker from the

Continue reading