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Air Tanker Crashes While Working the Burnside Fire Near Lake Tahoe

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Tanker 09, a P2V firefighting aircraft owned by Neptune Aviation Services in Missoula Montana crashed yesterday, claiming the lives of the three crew members. The Reno Gazette Journal has the story. “The plane was identified as a twin-engine, Lockheed P2V air tanker that was fighting the Hope Valley Fire south of Lake Tahoe. The plane […]