This was a really amazing video I came across today. It's taken from the cockpit of MAFFS 6 (Modular Airborne Fire Fighting System), 146 Air Wing,
Channel Islands ANG, flying the Rim Fire in California.
In July of last year, MAFFS 7, from the 145th Airlift Wing, based at Charlotte, North Carolina was flying the White Draw Fire, in Edgemont, South
Dakota when they were hit by a microburst while flying in a valley and crashed into the mountain, killing four of six crew members. It was found that
the lead aircraft didn't warn the C-130 crew of a microburst that hit them, and pushed them within 10 feet of the ground. Instead of warning them to
go around the storm, they told them to drop their retardant to be able to climb faster.
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