lightsaber wrote:Sad. It is risky fighting fires. My thoughts go out to the families.
VirginFlyer wrote:Video of this accident has been put up on YouTube. Looks like the aircraft is structurally fine throughout the drop sequence, then enters a smoke cloud, then shortly after arrives at the ground.
N14AZ wrote:VirginFlyer wrote:Video of this accident has been put up on YouTube. Looks like the aircraft is structurally fine throughout the drop sequence, then enters a smoke cloud, then shortly after arrives at the ground.
Strange. You cannot see what happened after the aircraft enters the smoke cloud. Would be good to know what the man saw who shot that video. Although, he maybe didn’t see much either.
The crew were posthumously recognised with an RFS Commissioner's Commendation in a ceremony attended by the families of two of the victims.
That article also says that ATSB have the CVR and expect to release a preliminary report in a month.
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