Aviation Photo #0443707 Sikorsky S-64E Skycrane - Protezione Civile (Erickson Air-Crane)

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The Helitanker 732 unhook from this beautiful blue sky, its 9.500 liters of water on the flames that are licking up a hill above the inhabited area of Pianavia... The pilot has added to his load of water, a small percentage of FOAM, that to contact with the air it multiplies its volume and falling above the vegetation it creates on it a sharp pain white blanket that protects it from the advance of the fire...
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    Alfredo La Marca
    Protezione Civile (Erickson Air-Crane)
    Sikorsky S-64E Skycrane
    Sikorsky S-64 Skycrane (H-54 Tarhe)
    Sikorsky S-64 Skycrane (H-54 Tarhe)
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    Pianavia Mountains
    Italy
    October 16, 2003
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