Video shot from air tanker as it drops on the R-1 Ranch Fire [VIDEO]

Kim Noyes

Posted on August 31, 2019
R-1 Ranch Fire air tanker drop

This is video shot August 29 from the Single Engine Air Tanker (SEAT) piloted by Jim Watson on the R-1 Ranch Fire 13 miles northeast of Susanville, California. He was working out of the Air Tanker Base at Chester, California. You may notice that the aircraft is following another SEAT that makes a drop ahead of him.


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