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Wednesday, October 8, 2014

CAL FIRE S-2T Air Tanker 81 Pilot Has Been Removed From Yosemite Park Wreckage and Transported By Honor Guard #DogRockFire

 CAL FIRE has announced that an S-2T air tanker has crashed killing the contract pilot while fighting the Dog Rock Fire in Yosemite National Park in California.

An air tanker AT-81 fighting a wildfire near Yosemite National Park in Northern California smashed into a steep canyon wall Tuesday, killing the contract Dyncorp pilot, who was believed to be the only person aboard, officials said. No injuries reported by nearby fire crews on the ground.

The Pilots body was recovered yesterday and transported by honor guard this morning at 1100 hrs.

Honor guard removes pilot from crash site
 Respect For Your Service, Duty and Honor Sir...
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