Waterbomber feared lost in Australia

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Contact has been lost with a C130 fighting bushfires in New South Wales. Looks like the fire season can chalk up some more first responders’ lives.


When you actually stop and think about it, low altitude aerobatics in a large aircraft above thermal events fierce enough to create their own weather is heroically dangerous. It’s kinda surprising it doesn’t happen even more often than it does.

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