Video of Martin Mars dropping on Mt. Wilson

Here is video of the 7,200-gallon Martin Mars air tanker dropping on Mt. Wilson, on the Station fire near Los Angeles.

As we reported yesterday, the Martin Mars dropped three times on Mt. Wilson, dropping Thermo-Gel each time, for a total of 14,000 gallons.

Lone Ranger told us about THIS link which has the history of this 64-year old aircraft.

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Author: Bill Gabbert

After working full time in wildland fire for 33 years, he continues to learn, and strives to be a Student of Fire.