Posted on | August 23, 2013 | No Comments
This video is a collection of clips shot from a UH-60 Black Hawk from the California Army National Guard’s 1-140th Aviation Battalion (Air Assault), based out of Los Alamitos, dropping water from a Bambi bucket on the Rim Fire in the Stanislaus National Forest on Wednesday Aug. 21. The aircraft is piloted by Chief Warrant Officer Four Rob Metoyer, co-pilot Chief Warrant Officer Two Mike Marion, and crew chief, Spc. Gregory Davis, with CAL FIRE Military Helicopter Manager, Battalion Chief Scott Watson and Capt. Brad Loven calling the drops. (U.S. Army National Guard video by Sgt. 1st Class Jesse Flagg/Released.